• Jobs For Teens Persuasive Essay
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    I've lost count of how many times I've asked my parents for money for the movies or for the mall. Usually, they tell me to get a job or to be more responsible with the things I already have. The same thing is true for teens my age all around the world. What's the solution, you may ask? One word, jobs. What would happen if the legal working age was changed from the average 16 years old to 13 years old? Jobs won't only support teens for the things they want, but it can help benefit for the things...
  • The Graying Of America
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    The Graying of America Of the total federal expenditures in 1995, Social Security together with Medicare (federally founded health program aimed at helping the elderly, founded in 1965) was the largest, accounting for about 34 percent. In 2005 this figure is predicted to be as high as 39 percent. This is caused by the 'graying' of America and the increased number of elderly who will collect benefits for a longer portion of their lives, coupled with a reduction of the number of workers available ...
  • Perspective On The Economics Of Aging
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    The ratio of elderly to working-age adults is more than a number. It is also the fuel for political debate over federal entitlement programs for the elderly and a key to understanding consumer demand in any market. Nationally, the ratio will begin to grow rapidly when the oldest baby boomers reach age 65 in 2010, and this has dire implications for Social Security. But the boomers' retirement won't turn every city into Sun City. Aging will be dramatic in places with few children, but some of toda...
  • Working Age Immigrants Immigration Born
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    Are Immigrants A To the U. S? Immigrants are not a burden to the U. S. Therefore, we shouldn't stop all immigration. Immigrants are hard workers and are not causing unemployment for legal citizens. The work ethic of today's immigrants os as strong as that of the Irish, Italians, and Poles of early immigration. According to a 1990 census, f orgien born males have a 77% labor force participation. Now, compare that to the 74% participation of native-born Americans and you see that immigrants are n...