If Social Security goes broke in 2033, What then?

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For the past two and a half months, millions of people in France have taken to the streets to protest against Emmanuel Macron’s push to raise the retirement age in the country from 62 to 64.

The French president said the unpopular reform is necessary to balance the country’s pension system over the coming years, as France’s demographics are expected to change, growing progressively older. But the highly contested plan has been met with weeks of strikes, demonstrations, and even violent riots as people protest against deteriorating working conditions in Franceā€”to the point that Britain’s King Charles recently canceled a much anticipated visit to the country.

France is not the only country facing this likely lose-lose situation. An estimated 67 million Americans currently rely on Social Security for the monthly payments sustaining them through their retirement, and this number is expected to grow in the future.

Read more at Newsweek.com

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