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Most Americans OK with tax hike to save Social Security
 

The majority of Americans are willing to shell out more money to Uncle Sam if it means securing Social Security benefits for the future. According to a new Associated Press-GFK poll, 53 percent of Americans said they preferred a tax hike versus a reduction in benefits, while 36 percent said they would cut benefits instead. In addition, the majority — 53 percent — said they would be in favor of raising the retirement age instead of trimming monthly payments, while 35 percent said they preferred shrinking monthly payments.

 

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