Kathleen Casey Kirschling

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First Boomer, First Check

Watershed moment as first Baby Boomer starts collecting Social Security

(Newser) - The first Baby Boomer will collect her—and her generation's—first Social Security check next month, and she can expect a lot of attention, reports AARP The Magazine. Kathleen Casey-Kirschling was born at 12:00:01 on January 1, 1946, and her big move spotlights the way her generation will... More »

First Boomer Applies for Social Security

Ex-teacher, approaching 62nd birthday, files online

(Newser) - The baby boom elephant moved a little further along the demographic boa constrictor today when the first boomer applied for Social Security benefits. Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, born at 12:00:01 a.m. on January 1, 1946, is a retired teacher and, a balanced-budget activist tells Bloomberg, "the first drop... More »

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