Social Insecurity: Part 2

The average social security check received by a retired grandma is $1169. Multiply that by 35 million recipients, add to it other social security obligations, and this year, you have more money leavin…

The Young Old

Having read that Greek fiscal austerity involves raising their average retirement age from 53 to 67 and that their life expectancy is 79.5 years, I thought of the Social Security Act of 1935 and …

Social Insecurity

Is there a “lock box” with surplus social security funds? Sort of.   In 1983,  when we had inadequate funding for the social security program, a commission led by Alan Green…

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