How Democrats And Republicans Would Tackle The Enduring Retirement Security Crisis

Teresa Ghilarducci, Forbes.com | We have an unfolding retirement emergency on our hands. The Covid-19 recession just made it worse. My research team and I predict over 4 million older workers will leave the labor force by October. Most will have inadequate pensions and many will claim Social Security too early.   I compared the …

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Trump’s Plan To Eliminate Payroll Taxes Would Exhaust Social Security Trust Funds

Via NCPSSM | We have warned in this space and others that President Trump’s payroll tax cuts are dangerous to Social Security.  The program’s chief actuary has just confirmed that.  In a new analysis, Stephen Goss warns that if payroll taxes were “eliminated” (as President Trump has promised to do if re-elected), the Social Security …

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Preventing Social Security benefit cuts is a top priority for Americans in 2020 election, survey finds

When Americans go to the polls this November, preventing Social Security benefit cuts will be one of the top issues on their minds. That’s according to a  poll conducted by Data for Progress, a progressive think tank, and released with Social Security Works, an advocacy organization. The results show that protecting Social Security ranked among …

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