Social Security

Understanding What Happened to My Social Security COLA

AARP Public Policy Institute recently held an event on the impact of a period without a cost-of-living adjustment on Social Security beneficiaries...

CBO Projects Social Security Deficits in 2010

CBO recently published new projections for the revenues and outlays for Social Security (kudos to Andrew Biggs for pointing this out). The updated...

Pandering to Seniors

Responsible budgeting is always challenging – but it is particularly so when the discussion centers on certain “third rail" issues...

Fiscal Space, Stimulus and Entitlement Cuts

Given the weak economy, how do we balance our need for economic stimulus now with our need to get our fiscal house in order to prevent the age and...

CRFB Discusses CBO Social Security Projections

August 11 - Today, CRFB released a report highlighting its take on CBO's Long-Term Projections for Social Security. Last year, the CBO projected...

CBO Reports on Social Security

August 8 - Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its Long-Term Projections for Social Security. According to the CBO: "...

Taxing the Middle Class

August 4 - Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs reiterated the administration's pledge not to raise taxes on Americans earning less...

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