Alert
Close

Think you know AARP? What you don’t know about us may surprise you. Discover all the ‘Real Possibilities’

Highlights

Open

Contests and
Sweeps

Safe Driving in 2014 Sweepstakes

Learn how AARP Driver Safety can help you stay safe—and enter for a chance to win $1,000. See official rules. 

Car buying made easy with the AARP Auto Buying Program

AARP-iPad-ePub-app

Free Fun!

AARP Games - Play Now!

Work
PROGRAMS

Best Employers for Workers Over 50

See the latest winners of this AARP recognition program.

Employer Resource Center

Attract and retain top talent in a changing workforce.

Most Popular
ARTICLES

Viewed

The Federal Budget

President’s Fiscal Commission Weighs Deficit Cuts

Protect Social Security benefits, AARP urges

                Related
                • Can you retire on Social Security?
                • Who's counting on benefits?
                • AARP: Keep Social Security strong

President’s Fiscal Commission Weighs Deficit Cuts

— Katherine Wolkoff / Art + Commerce

 

Slashing the nation’s $1.5 trillion federal deficit and strengthening the government’s fiscal outlook will be the focus of discussion Wednesday when President Obama’s bipartisan fiscal commission meets for a third time in Washington.

The commission will continue to weigh ideas and suggestions to shrink the deficit by 2015. The commission is scheduled to make recommendations to Congress by Dec. 1.
 
Many lawmakers have floated proposals to trim future Social Security benefits for millions of workers retiring 20, 15, even 10 years from now. The issue is of particular interest to AARP and its members. … Back to Article

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Jobs You Might Like

Discounts & Benefits

From companies that meet the high standards of service and quality set by AARP.

UPS

Members get 15% off eligible products/services and 5% off shipping at The UPS Store®.

AARP Discounts on Consumer Cellular Phones and Plans

Members save 5% on monthly service and usage charges with Consumer Cellular.

Member Benefits

Renew today! Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change.

Explore Your Learning Possiblities