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2010-04-16 07:35:00

It's easy to assume retiring baby boomers will benefit from Social Security and Medicare at the expense of younger generations, as analysts estimate that these government-run programs will pay out more than they collect in payroll taxes by 2017. But a far-reaching new study from the University of California, Berkeley, concludes that younger Americans "” specifically those born between 1972 and 2060 "” are actually getting the better deal when the value of public education is...

Word of the Day
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.