Posts Tagged ‘ solvency of social security ’

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SOCIAL SECURITY

Aug 14th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

Social Security Turns 77 Today Today, August 14, 2012, Social Security celebrates 77 years of keeping seniors out of poverty, providing assistance to disabled Americans who can no longer work and offering reassurance to the elderly that they will be able to live out their lives in relative peace and comfort. True, the average Social [...]



Social Security Benefits Decrease in 2011

Feb 4th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Social Security & Medicare

For the second year in a row, senior citizens receiving Social Security benefits do not get the annual cost-of-living adjustment.  And rising Medicare premiums are projected to shrink Social Security benefits for 25 millions of us seniors.  This is not good news for us, and we need to think about mobilizing our resources to let [...]