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View Diary: Barney Frank: Save Social Security by making the near rich pay a little more (146 comments)

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  •  Link SS to nominal GDP (1+ / 0-)
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    Odysseus

    We should not even be talking about linking SS benefits to measures of CPI, we should start from the proposition that it is linked to nominal GDP. Retirees should get a share of the expansion of the economy. And of course this would require tapping all income, including capital gains, dividends and interest.

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