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Social Security Administration

Just Get Rid of Dual Entitlement

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As it is now, if someone is both entitled on their own record and as an auxiliary (spouse/widow/child) on another record, we pay them the larger amount but just say that it's combined, and pay it on the beneficiary's own SSN.

There is no point to these semantics. The trust fund is not a bank account, wherein you were saving for later. You are paying now for the people collecting benefits now, and you hope someone can... more »