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The Real Story on Social Security Deficits

Social Security faces a serious financial shortfall, but there is no shortage of Social Security myths designed to draw attention away from the need...

Marc Goldwein: These 5 Supposed Fixes for Social Security Wonโ€™t Solve Its Problems

Marc Goldwein is the senior vice president and senior policy director of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an op-ed...

Event Recap: How Would Americans Fix Social Security?

On October 18, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget co-hosted an event with Voice of the People to discuss the latest findings of their...

Five Easy Fixes that Won't Save Social Security

Tonight’s Presidential debate will include a discussion of debt and entitlements, which hopefully touches on the looming insolvency of the...

The Social Security COLA for 2017 Has Been Announced

Today the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits next year will be 0.3...

Three Takes on Reforming Social Security

Though neither major party presidential nominee has offered a plan to shore up the Social Security trust funds, prompt action is needed to prevent...