Social Security

Marc Goldwein: As Demagogues Squawk, Clock is Ticking on Social Security

Marc Goldwein is the Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. He recently wrote an ...
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WATCH: What's Next for Social Security?

The Social Security Trustees released their latest projections and findings this week on the financial state of the program. On Friday, June 8, the...
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Design Your Own Social Security Plan

Social Security provides income security to millions of beneficiaries, but is on a road toward insolvency. The latest official projections show...

Mitch Daniels: That Entitlements Can is Getting Heavier, and We’re Running Out of Road

Mitch Daniels is the president of Purdue University, a former governor of Indiana, a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, and a co...

How Old Will You Be When Social Security's Funds Run Out?

The Social Security Trust Funds are on a path to run out. Use this tool to find out what you stand to lose unless Washington acts. If you're...
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Analysis of the 2018 Social Security Trustees’ Report

The Trustees for Social Security released their annual report today. As they have for many years, their projections show that the Social Security...
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A Quick Take on the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees Reports

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees have released their reports on the financial state of the respective programs. Below is...
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What’s Next For Social Security?

The Social Security Trustees are expected to release their latest projections and findings this week on the financial state of the program.  ...
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Mandatory Spending Makes Up the Bulk of Spending Growth

Over four-fifths of the growth in nominal spending over the next decade is driven by Social Security, federal health programs, and interest on the...

CBO Sees Major Trust Fund Exhaustions On The Horizon

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that three major trust funds will deplete their reserves within the next ten years, with a fourth...

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