Friday, July 22, 2016
New reports shows benefits deliver vital economic impact to state/local economies.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Friday, December 16, 2011
On Monday, December 9th, more than sixty thousand Americans participated in the Patients Aware inaugural tele-town hall event hosted by Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee, and a panel of doctors, nurses, and healthcare policy experts. Seniors and their families dialed in to this national forum to ask questions about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. The hour-long event kicked-off one of the most effective education efforts to date since the law was passed in March 2010.
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Introduction & Background
We analyzed the taxable earnings of the top 200 Chief Executive Officers in the US during 2010 and calculated their contributions to the Social Security Trust fund with and without an earnings cap. Our objective is to use the CEO findings to illustrate the feasibility of easing the long-term financial burden of financing Social Security by reducing or eliminating the Social Security cap on earnings.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
View the State Social Security Polls Results
Thursday, September 2, 2010
On August 14, 2010, America’s most successful and popular government program marked 75 years of serving millions of workers who’ve retired, become disabled or leave survivors after their death. Today, more than 50 million people receive Social Security benefits, touching the lives of virtually every American family. In celebration of this milestone, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare launched “Social Security at 75 – Keeping the Promise”, a month-long commemoration of the program and people it serves.
Monday, August 16, 2010
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation has released a new poll on American’s views on Social Security, proposals for raising the retirement age, and cutting benefits. The national telephone poll, conducted June 24-June 30th by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, shows a growing disconnect between the average American’s economic priorities and those being debated in Washington
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
In January 2008, the first members of the baby boom generation became eligible to collect Social Security retirement benefits. This milestone marks the beginning of a process that will stretch out over the next two decades, as millions of post-WWII workers move through retirement. The commencement of this process has generated intense debate concerning the long-term future of the Social Security program.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Older women enter retirement with fewer economic resources than men. Overall, there is a substantial gender gap in all sources of retirement income including pensions, savings and earnings from post-retirement employment. The difference in income from pensions is especially pronounced