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Lawmakers in dozens of states have reduced pension benefits for workers including firefighters and teachers.
Without effective policies in place, raising the EEA or keeping the EEA at 62 and reducing benefits could create hardship for many older Americans.
Late last month, the House overwhelmingly passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act.
By 2029, the US will be home to 14.4 million middle-income seniors. Two-thirds will have chronic health conditions.
Most lawmakers agree that Social Security needs reform, as the program now spends more than it collects.
The retirement outlook differs for well-educated older adults and those without a college degree.
A recent executive order could make it easier for small businesses to set up retirement plans for their employees.
For the first time in four decades, Social Security will pay more benefits this year than it collects in tax and interest revenue.
The firing of deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe highlights the arbitrariness of government pension rules.
Meals on Wheels, which faces deep funding cuts, supports the physical and mental health of 2.4 million seniors across America.

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