Archive for the ‘Social Security’ Category

Comments Off on Social Security Is Doomed. Now What?

FEE.ORG – There’s no way to sugar-coat it. Social Security is going to fail. There are, of course, ways to possibly extend its life for a few years, or even decades, but ultimately, like all Ponzi schemes, it will collapse. By the federal government’s and the Social Security Board of Trustees’ own admissions, the Social […]

Comments Off on Reforms to Sweden’s Retirement System and Lessons for the United States

INTERNATIONAL LIBERTY – Given Social Security’s enormous long-run financial problems, the program eventually will need reform. But what should be done? Some folks on the left, such as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, support huge tax increases to prop up the program. Such an approach would have a very negative impact on the economy and, […]