Social Security Shortfall Warrants Action Soon

For more than two decades, the Social Security trustees have reported that there is a significant long-term gap between the program’s benefits and revenues under current policies. Policy makers have not yet corrected this imbalance in part because of the difficulty of finding an acceptable compromise resolution. Reasonable individuals disagree about the best policy, as do the authors of this paper.

11-9-10pew-socsec.pdf.