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Fiscal FactCheck: Third Republican Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designated to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...

Bush Proposes Social Security and Medicare Reform Plan

This blog is part of a series of "Policy Explainers" for the 2016 presidential election, where we explain some of the candidates'...

Fiscal FactCheck: The First Democratic Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designed to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...

As Life Expectancy Gap Widens, The Well-To-Do Collect More Benefits

In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Robert Samuelson called attention to a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and...

Millennials to Receive $2 Million in Social Security & Medicare Benefits

The Urban Institute published a new report showing that younger generations will receive much more in lifetime Social Security and Medicare benefits...

Is the Social Security Shortfall Bigger than We Thought?

Last week, the Technical Panel to the Social Security Advisory Board issued a report on the assumptions and methods used by the Social Security...