Examining an Experiment in Privatized Social Security In 1983, three Texas counties shifted their government pensions out of Social Security and into privately managed accounts. NPR's Wade Goodwyn examines why they did it, how it worked and what ideas it gave the president.
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Examining an Experiment in Privatized Social Security

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In 1983, three Texas counties shifted their government pensions out of Social Security and into privately managed accounts. NPR's Wade Goodwyn examines why they did it, how it worked and what ideas it gave the president.