Tag: social security

Social Security’s uncertain future

The term “third rail,” used in a political sense, may have been coined in reference to Social Security. The late William Safire, who was both a linguist and political commentator, attributed the term to congressional aide Kirk O’Donnell. In a...

/ January 2, 2017
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Beware of Scary Social Security Headlines

Yesterday, right before I gave a talk on Social Security to a group of investors, I glanced at the headline on CNN Money which read, “Social Security trust fund projected to run dry by 2034.” We all know it’s an...

/ June 23, 2016