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LINDA CREAR, Richfield
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There are just not enough of them
When commentary writer Steve Berg argues in a June 2 article that seniors should help to carry our nation’s burdens (“Do seniors deserve that discount?”), he’s forgetting that many retired people, on a fixed income, rely on earnings from their savings. One credit union is giving less than 1 percent for two years, and banks give even less. We are doing our share by letting these institutions use our money to support their efforts with very little compensation.
NORMAN HOLEN, Richfield
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Oh goodness gracious, not only do seniors deserve their discounts — they deserve more of them.
MARGO DANNER, Eagan
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