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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...
Oct 6, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

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...
Oct 1, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Cotton and Manchin Advocate for Bipartisan Action on SSDI

Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) wrote an op-ed that appeared on Fox News Tuesday advocating for measures to help those who do or...

Fiscal FactCheck: The Second Republican Debate

This blog is part of the “Fiscal FactCheck” series designed to examine the accuracy of budget-related statements made during the 2016...
Sep 18, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Is Social Security’s Insolvency Date 7 or 8 Years Away?

During a discussion on Social Security, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) said, “Harvard and Dartmouth says that Social Security’s going to go...
Sep 18, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Is the Number of Workers per Social Security Retiree Declining?

In the so-called "undercard" debate, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated: “In 1950, there were 16 workers for every retiree. How...