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Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length

The Trustees recommend that lawmakers address the projected trust fund shortfalls in a timely way in order to phase in necessary changes gradually and give workers and beneficiaries time to adjust to them.

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Social Security Deficits Large And Growing Says Trustees Report

In the two minutes that it takes to read this piece, Social Security will create nearly $2 million of promises that it doesn’t expect to keep.

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5 Myths About Social Security Often Accepted as Facts

The discussion of Social Security has degenerated into a shouting match in no small part because ideology is more important than fact in any exchange.

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Is Social Security A Stipend for Wealthy Retirees?

If the rich are draining Social Security, why is it that we see dependence upon the system rising rapidly with age?

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Social Security And How It Relates To The Debt Ceiling

Social Security is largely unaffected by this event because the system has layers of dedicated funding. The program has exclusive claims on payroll tax revenue.

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Challenges for Social Security Under a New Administration

The program closed out the term of President Obama making more money than the Trustees had forecast

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