Social Security

How Refreshing to Have a Plan with…Brace Yourself…Details!

Congressman Paul Ryan’s Roadmap for America’s Future 2.0 is a standout accomplishment if for no other reason than that it deals with...

Ryan Releases Roadmap

Earlier today, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan released his update Roadmap for America's Future (and a nifty Website to go with it). Under this...

Disgraceful

Senate vote on Baucus amendment (97-0 vote to exempt changes to Social Security from a statutory budget commission from fast-track vote in...

Event Recap: Release of 'Red Ink Rising'

On December 14, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform hosted a public event at the National Press Club to announce the release of its report...

The Grassroots Talk Fiscal Stewardship

Citizens from across the country had a message yesterday for lawmakers: we are working together to solve our fiscal challenges, why can’t you?...

Obama Nominates New Social Security Trustees

Today, the White House nominated Charles Blahous, III and Robert Reischauer. Both have been nominated to fill vacant posts for public trustees on the...

Administration Proposes One-Time Payment to Seniors

Today, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that, in light of the deflation experienced over the past year, there will be no COLA for...

Social Security Beneficiaries Rise by 19%

According to Bloomberg News, the number of Social Security beneficiaries increased by 19 percent, or 2.6 million retired workers, in FY 2009. This...

Economic Crisis Puts Strain on Social Security

As the Associated Press recently reported, Social Security has come under considerable strain as a result of the economic crisis. Payroll tax...

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...

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