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Re: Greenspan Comments on SS
Old 02-27-2004, 05:30 PM   #21
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Re: Greenspan Comments on SS

On my own spreadsheets, I have always been putting in a less than CPI inflation factor for SS benefits. For example, if inflation is 3%, then I have been using only 2% as the growth for SS benefits once started.

Predictably, then, the percentage of my future income coming from SS is highest at SS initiation at age 62, and then declines thereafter as inflation slowly outpaces SS benefits.

The number I picked is purely arbitrary, but I could say that it came from Crooke's dark space if that makes it sound scientifically derived.

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