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- abbreviation Supplemental Security Income
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Here, among the barbecue grills and parked bicycles, the term SSI is far from alien.
I'm not even sure it would be fair to call such a policy a benefit cut since it would simply stop the growth in SSI benefits due to ever increasing longetivity.
It isn't said very often but SSI is beneficial in the sense that it forces people to make some allocation for retirement.
All this even misses the more salient but overlooked point, SSI is socialism pure and simple.
SSI also has rather generous disability benefits which make the 'SSI is racist' proposition very dubious.
As a single, new member of the workforce the amount of tax I pay for SSI is about twice what my health insurance costs.
SSI is either totally sound or maybe 1% off depending on how economic growth goes over the next 40 years or so.
Boonton says SSI is an Insurance system, not a savings system.
At the end of 30 years gov't will have to also pay back $500B bringing you up to $1400B and finally the $99B in SSI payments leaves you at $1,499B
SSI is funded as long as there is a generation that is working.