Why a (Social Security) COLA Might Be Too Sweet

With Social Security COLAs (Cost-of-Living-Adjustments) soaring, we wind up with a wage mismatch that accelerates funding problems.

What the Pandemic Will Do to Social Security

A looming Social Security shortfall could happen much sooner because of pandemic spending and its impact on the birth rate.

Why Social Security Needs Immigrants

Because unauthorized immigrants pay billions of dollars in payroll taxes, they are one solution to the Social Security solvency problem.

Will You Get Your Social Security Benefits?

The 2014 Social Security Trustees Report says that after we deplete the remains of the program’s trust funds in 2033, payroll taxes will not provide all promised benefits.