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How Should Younger Investors Think About Social Security?

We outline some scenarios for Social Security that younger investors can use to determine their own savings rates.

Note: The following is part of's Retirement Matters Week special report. A version of this article appeared on Aug. 18, 2016.

Q: If you're a younger investor--in your 20s, 30s, or even 40s--how do you factor Social Security into your retirement savings equation?