How Would Democrats and Republicans Fix Social Security? https://www.fool.com/retirement/2019/01/11/how-would-democrats-and-republicans-fix-social-sec.aspx Why can't we implement both plans??? In a bi-partisan plan, we could give a little to each side. I was thinking that maybe we can put the Democrats' plan, to help the poor/low-end beneficiaries, to action by chaining it, below a certain stepped benefit amount, to the "Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E)." Then we use the current "Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W)" for the middling amount of income benefit up to the current tax cap. Finally, I think we should raise the tax cap and provide benefits chained to the "The Chained CPI" (The Republican plan) for higher income. Also, that leaves the age for retirement and bonus/penalty problems up in the air. But, I don't have a solution to those problems.