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Title

Budget Bill’s Ending of Social Security File-and-Suspend Strategy ‘Not All Bad’

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-29-2015

Abstract

While retirement planning experts continue to air complaints about the budget deal passed by the House Wednesday, one retirement expert is arguing that the bill’s gutting of the popular file-and-suspend Social Security claiming strategy is “not all bad.” Meanwhile, a pension advocate accused legislators of hiking pension premiums in order to use the defined benefit retirement system as a piggy bank.