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Social Security: Fears vs. Facts

What Social Security critics keep getting wrong

En español | I've been writing about Social Security for nearly two decades. But even I still have trouble wrapping my brain around some of the system's complexities — from how benefits are calculated to how the trust fund works. So it's not surprising that myths about Social Security persist, often fed by the program's critics. With the debate about Social Security's future once again heating up, these three myths need to be put to rest — so we can focus on the real issues. … Back to Article

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