I am a bona fide Geezer. I received my first Social Security check today, deposited — as promised by the US of A Government — ON TIME, in the correct checking account, for the correct amount.
By golly — what’s not to like?
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Tim says: Hmmmm. It took Uncle Sam 60 days (past my 62nd birthday) to get me that first check. Does that mean I’ll get 2 more checks after I’m dead?
Time to play “LET’S DO SOME MATH!”
“The average monthly Social Security benefit for a retired worker was about $1,177 at the beginning of 2011.”
57,600,000 x ($1,177 x 2 months) = $135,590,400,000.00
Where does that unpaid 136 BILLION DOLLARS go?
My brain hurts.