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Social Security Will Start Spending Trust Fund Reserves Next Year

The 2019 Social Security Trustees' report reminded us that Social Security faces large and rising imbalances, projecting that the theoretically...

The Good News on Social Security: We Have More Time to Improve Disability Insurance

This week's Social Security Trustees' report warned that the program is on a path toward insolvency, with the theoretically combined trust fund set...

Unpacking the Social Security Trustees' Report

On Monday, the Social Security Trustees released their latest report on the program’s finances. As in previous years, the Trustees found that the...

Social Security Only 16 Years From Insolvency

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports today, showing the Medicare Part A trust fund will be insolvent in seven...

Quick Take: Social Security & Medicare Headed For Insolvency in 16 & 7 Years

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees have released their reports on the financial state of their programs. Both reports show the programs need...

GAO: "Federal Government Is on an Unsustainable Fiscal Path"

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its long-term budget projections, and, like other forecasts, it projects that debt will...

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