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Social Security's Money-Saving Strategies

Friday, July 29, 2011 - 5:50 PM
From US News and World Report
The Social Security Administration adopted a variety of austerity measures this year. To save money, SSA is closing offices early, switching to paperless payments, and reducing the number of informational mailings it provides. "Congress provided our agency with nearly $1 billion less than the President requested for our budget this fiscal year, which makes it impossible for us to provide the amount of overtime needed to handle service to the public as we have in the past," says Michael Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security. Here's a look at some of the services that have recently been reduced or eliminated.

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