11/25/2013 11:28 am ET

Myths About The 50+

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On my recent visits, many of you told me you have heard that the older generation is collecting benefits at the expense of young people. This pops up often in conversations about cutting Social Security and Medicare benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth. Let's refute a few related myths.

Myth 1: Older people are a drain on the economy, leaving the next generation with less.

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