6/19/2014 – Unemployment Benefits and Social Security: Paying Seniors Not to Work

Jun 19, 2014 Comments Off by

Over the last few decades old-age pensions have begun to look more and more like just another unemployment benefits program — and one without a set expiration date to worry about.

Benefits for those “disabled from work by age and invalidity” were first introduced in Germany in 1889. Then, being over 65 often meant a person could no longer work. These days it often just means one is being paid not to work.

Read the full article at Huffington Post.

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