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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...

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...

NYT's Tritch Misses the Mark on SSDI Funding Options

The New York Times Editorial Board's Teresa Tritch posted a piece last week on short-term solutions to avert next year's depletion of...

Maya MacGuineas: Protecting the Legacy of Social Security for Future Generations

Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, wrote a guest post for the Social Security Administration's blog....

Bipartisan Policy Center Publishes SSDI Recommendations

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recently convened a Disability Insurance Working Group and released their recommendations to address the...

Three Scenarios for Projecting Debt

Our recent analysis of the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) August baseline focused on CBO's official current law baseline projections,...