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Social Security just celebrated its 80th birthday. Did you get one of the last pieces of cake? Guess what? According to the government, the last piece will be served sometime in 2034. And this makes another 2015 birthday more meaningful. In October 2015, we’ll celebrate 30 years of Marty McFly and that whole Back to the Future craze. In a weird way, the second part of this famous Michael J. Fox trilogy tells us all we need to know about Social Security and the millennials. 

In that first sequel, Marty and Doc Brown went to the future and then to the past. But not before the older Biff snuck back to 1955 and gave his younger self a sports almanac that contained all the winning teams through 2015. Armed with this future insight, the young Biff scores big on the gambling circuit and changes the world. 

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