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  •  Very few Social Security recipients receive more (2+ / 0-)
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    NonnyO, WakeUpNeo

    than $1,200 to $1,400 a month.  A lot receive far less, and from that Medicare takes a cut.  Very few people who worked in the private sector have much of a pension or savings to go along with that.

    •  Many people I know who survive on Social Security (0+ / 0-)

      receive just enough monthly income that they do not qualify for any other form of state or federal government assistance or benefits (food stamps, housing assistance, etc.).

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