Social Security Disability Fund Teeters on Brink of Broke
Social Security's chief actuary warned senators that the disability trust fund needs help "soon" or reserves will run out in 2016.
As Population Ages, It’s Not Your Grandma’s ‘65 and Older’
Census data show big changes among the 65-and-older set in Internet usage, causes of death and a rise in the older dependency ratio.
Senators Debate Social Security Fixes
Agreement on the scope of the problem; disagreements on what changes should be made to keep Social Security solvent.
Social Security Reform Proposal From 2010 Gets Second Look
Following the supercommittee’s failure to make recommendations on how to reduce the deficit, the Urban Institute released on Monday a paper analyzing the potential effects of the Commission’s recommendations should they be enacted.
Tough Talk From Social Security's Chief Actuary on Retirement
Testifying before the Senate on July 15, Stephen Goss, chief actuary of the Social Security Administration, said that encouraging Americans to "work longer and be more productive can potentially contribute to meeting" financial challenges.
Early retirement surge underway
You read the headline right. In a scary development, the Social Security Administration reports a surge in benefit claims due to the economic downturn. We...