Social Security

Is Social Security really doomed?
01/01/2012
Video
Will the National Debt Swallow Us Whole?
01/01/2012
Video
Capitol Visitors Center SVC 210-212 Washington, DC Demos, the Economic Policy Institute, the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School, and the Pension Rights Center invite you to an event to discuss how 401(k)-type retirement savings accounts have failed...
08/16/2011
Event
New York, NY-- Recent comments made by President Obama about the threat of budget negotiations stalling crucial social security payments have highlighted the growing pain felt by America's seniors. A new report "From Bad to Worse: Senior Economic Insecurity On the Rise," from the Institute on...
08/09/2011
Press Release
The retirement security of American families has crumbled in the past generation. Workers retiring in the next 20 years can expect to receive only 65 percent during retirement of what they made during their working years, a drop of 16 percent from their parents. Foreboding economic forecasts...
08/08/2011
Publication
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity. Seniors’ economic security, however, is being challenged by two simultaneously occurring trends: a...
08/08/2011
Publication
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity. Economic security of seniors, however, is being challenged by two simultaneously occurring trends: a...
08/08/2011
Publication
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity. Seniors’ economic security, however, is being challenged by two simultaneously occurring trends: a...
08/08/2011
Publication
One proposal for cutting the federal deficit that has received support from Republicans and Democrats alike is raising the retirement age. Sen. Richard Shelby, R.-Ala., even favors periodically increasing it "every few years."Labor economist Teresa Ghilarducci argues persuasively...
06/13/2011
News/Resource
Lost in the hysteria over several fiscal commissions' proposals to cut Social Security is the issue of how these cuts will affect Americans' overall retirement prospects. President Franklin D. Roosevelt realized that Social Security was intended to give only “some measure” of retirement security....
12/16/2010
News/Resource
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