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Immigration’s Effect on the Social Security System

Economy / Research November 21, 2018

Immigration can mitigate the challenges of an underfunded Social Security System by providing additional workers to support the growing ranks of retirees.

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A Guide to the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research August 22, 2018

A summary of our conclusions upon review of the 2018 Social Security and Medicare trustees’ reports, published by the ex officio trustees earlier this year.

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A Letter to the Public from the Former Public Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Research June 14, 2018

This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.

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CONFERENCE CALL: The Financial Future of Social Security and Medicare – Highlights from the Trustees’ 2018 Reports

Economy / June 6, 2018 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

Join us for a call on June 6 as we discuss key takeaways from the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports.

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A Preview of the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research May 23, 2018

This issue brief describes topics covered by the annual reports from the trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds and previews what we should note in 2018.

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The 6 Challenges to Retirement Security

Economy / Page January 19, 2018

BPC’s Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings spent two years reviewing the challenges facing Americans on the road to retirement and proposing solutions. Take a look at the six challenges to retirement security and what could be done about them.

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Social Security, Medicare Finances Will Worsen with Inaction

Economy / Press Release October 11, 2017

Both programs face substantial, certain, and worsening financial challenges that grow more difficult to resolve with each additional year of delay.

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A Guide to the 2017 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research October 11, 2017

The public trustees for Social Security and Medicare have been essential to the oversight of program finances since the official positions were established in 1983.

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An Issue for All Ages: Retirement in America

Economy / October 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET

The former public trustees of Social Security and Medicare trust funds will offer an assessment of the state of these important programs.

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