This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.
CONFERENCE CALL: The Financial Future of Social Security and Medicare – Highlights from the Trustees’ 2018 Reports
Join us for a call on June 6 as we discuss key takeaways from the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ reports.
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.
Charles P. Blahous III & Robert Reischauer: Now More Than Ever, Social Security and Medicare Need Their Public Trustees
Two key seats have been vacant for years; that must change.
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.
Both programs face substantial, certain, and worsening financial challenges that grow more difficult to resolve with each additional year of delay.
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.
Today, the ex officio trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds released the 2017 annual reports on the financial conditions of the two programs. The trustees’ projections remain ominous for the financial future of the programs, with serious implications for millions of current and future program beneficiaries as well as taxpaying workers.