Of the many topics having to do with Social Security, without question, the hottest and probably least understood is the fiscal health of the program. I regularly hear people quip that Social Security is “going broke.” But is this really true?
My article on Social Security last month spurred several good conversations with clients. It’s obviously a topic of great interest to many so I’m going to stick with it for at least a few more columns.
On March 19th we hosted one of our regular lunch and learn events. The topic was Social Security. It usually draws a good crowd relative to others, but even I was surprised by how many people attended. The room was full with roughly 50 attendees.
A budget bill has passed both houses of Congress and is on its way to the president’s desk to be signed into law. The bill contains changes that will impact future Social Security recipients.