GOP candidates want Social Security options for younger workers

Source: Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press, September 19, 2011

Most of the top Republicans running for president are embracing plans to partially privatize Social Security… [They] are keen on letting younger workers divert part of their payroll taxes into some type of personal account…These proposals are popular among conservatives who think workers could get a better return from investing in publicly traded securities. …Romney says the stock market collapse in 2008 shouldn’t scare workers away from investing in private accounts, but he acknowledges it’s an issue.
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Source: Becca Aaronson, New York Times, September 17, 2011

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