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Retirement: To Have and Have Not

September 27, 2012 1 minute Read by Matthew Denhart

"We are never ever ever getting back together." Baby boomers aren't all Taylor Swift fans, but as Amity Shlaes explains in a new column for Bloomberg, the country star captures the sentiment exactly when it comes to some divisions in the old crowd. The big divide is between those with defined benefit pensions, payments promised forever, and those who feel cheated because they don’t have a set pension. The full column by Shlaes is available here.


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Matthew Denhart
Matthew Denhart

Matthew Denhart is an expert on immigration policy and is the author of the Bush Institute’s America's Advantage: A Handbook of Vital Immigration and Economic Growth Statistics, now in its third edition. He currently serves as executive director of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and is a founder of the Coolidge Scholars Program which provides full-ride merit scholarships to America's most promising college students. A summa cum laude graduate of Ohio University, Denhart has written and spoken widely on a variety of policy topics including the economics of higher education, labor, and taxes. He has contributed articles to numerous national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, CNN Opinion, and Bloomberg View. 

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