4/22/2016 – Rich People Are Living Longer. That’s Tilting Social Security in Their Favor.

a large body of research shows that the rich live longer — and that the life span gap between rich and poor is growing. And that means that the progressive ideal built into the design of Social Security is, gradually, being thwarted. In some circumstances, the program can actually be regressive, offering richer benefits to those who are already affluent.

Read the full article at The New York Times.