The debate to lash the federal budget deficit has topped Mt. Everest in altitude as its placed center stage in Washington. What is the government proposing? Slashing Medicare and Social Security benefits, which would greatly affect the millions of Americans who have “paid” into them.
What happens if you’re planning on retiring? Well, some elderly citizens have already retired and are barely able to get by with their utility bills, medical prescriptions to refill, food, and other expenses. And now lawmakers are saying that the pension they received is going to get sliced and diced. What are retirees to do?
Seniors are already strapped of resources and AARP, an organization protecting the elderly, plans to make sure their voices are heard.