The most educated and indebted generation ever – Average student debt has tripled since 1990 while earnings have gone stagnant for college graduates.
Social Security Ran $47.8 Billion Deficit in FY 2012; Disabled Workers Hit. (Thanks to SurvivalBlog's G.G. for the link.)
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