How Does Social Security Compare to Retirement Plans in Other Countries?


Have you ever wondered how Social Security compares to retirement plans in other countries?

We get some interesting answers here from Yahoo. Unfortunately, the U.S. isn’t putting up the best marks in this area on a global scale.

In some parts of the world, benefit payouts are about 50 percent higher in terms of their relation to median income, as compared to the U.S. numbers. Even countries on the lower end, like our neighbor to the north, Canada, are still ahead.

Does this account for the higher lifestyle standards in the U.S.? Does it show we need serious reform? Does it make you want to move? Tell us your thoughts about these comparisons of retirement options from around the globe.

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