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Just A Reminder: The Social Security Trust Fund Has Been In Deficit Since 2010

According to a new report from the Social Security trustees, the behemoth entitlement program’s trust fund will run a negative balance some time in 2035, but that’s a bit misleading. First, the program’s obligations are more than the program’s tax collections, meaning that the entire program is running in the red. This means that in [...]
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Social Security Board of Trustees release 2011 report

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

The Social Security Board of Trustees today released its annual report on the financial health of the Social Security Trust Funds. The good news: the program has $69 billion in annual surplus in 2011; the projected trust fund balanc... Read Post

Where’s the leadership on Social Security?

US Politics / Conservative : Right Wing News (2 years ago)

In 2010, the Social Security Trustees Report said Social Security would be able to fulfill all current obligations until 2036.  In 2011, that estimate was bumped to 2035, and this year it was changed to 2033.  Clearly, the program m... Read Post

Awaiting the 2014 Social Security Trustees' Report

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (6 days ago)

Social Security's trustees will release their annual review of the program's finances on Monday, and while we're not sure what the report will say, the trustees last year estimated that Social Security's combined trust funds will be... Read Post


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