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Social security and Medicare could add trillions to the national debt

Jacquelyn Martin/AP The national debt is currently more than $21 trillion. Social se.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 11th, 2018

Howard Gold"s No-Nonsense Investing: The next bear market in stocks will spark a retirement crisis

A recession could decimate even substantial retirement portfolios, and Social Security and Medicare are facing shortfalls......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

The next bear market in stocks will spark a retirement crisis

A recession could decimate even substantial retirement portfolios, and Social Security and Medicare are facing shortfalls......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 27th, 2018

Capitol Report: This is when U.S. interest payments are projected to match Social Security spending

Payments the federal government makes to debt holders will match what’s spent on Social Security in 30 years under laws now in place, congressional budget analysts said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 26th, 2018

CBO Projects US Debt Repayment to Exceed Social Security Spending by 2048

The Congressional Budget Office Tuesday projected that U.S. debt repayment will equal Social Security spending by 2048......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 26th, 2018

Retire Better: New warnings about cuts to Social Security and Medicare are a reason to worry

Social Security and Medicare are still looking wobbly.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 17th, 2018

NewsWatch: The financial hole for Social Security and Medicare is even deeper than the experts say

The combined unfunded liabilities of Social Security and Medicare are more than $50 trillion, according to official government projections. But those estimates are probably optimistic — for two reasons......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2018

Outside the Box: The financial hole for Social Security and Medicare is even deeper than the experts say

The combined unfunded liabilities of Social Security and Medicare are more than $50 trillion, according to official government projections. But those estimates are probably optimistic — for two reasons......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2018

Debt a threat to national security?

Rep. Andy Biggs, (R-Ariz.), on efforts to reduce the national debt......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

Analysts: Medicare insolvency looms, but Social Security bigger threat

Experts agree this year’s Social Security and Medicare trustees’ reports were bad news. But the more urgent problem might not have gotten the biggest headlines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Analysts: Medicare insolvency looms, but Social Security bigger threat

Experts agree this year’s Social Security and Medicare trustees’ reports were bad news. But the more urgent problem might not have gotten the biggest headlines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

It"s Official: Medicare Trust Fund Will Run Out Of Money In 8 Years

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Two days ago the respective Boards of Trustees for Medicare and Social Security released their annual reports for 2018. As usual, the numbers are pretty gruesome... and the reports plainly stated w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 8th, 2018

NewsWatch: New warnings about cuts to Social Security and Medicare are a reason to worry

Social Security and Medicare are still looking wobbly.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2018

Capitol Report: To fix Social Security, Congress would not have to raise taxes or cut spending by a single penny

There’s scaremongering going on over Social Security and Medicare......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

Capitol Report: Congress would not have to raise taxes or cut spending by a single penny to fully fund Social Security

There’s scaremongering going on over Social Security and Medicare......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

Medicare Will Be Insolvent In 2026, Sooner Than Expected; Social Security To Follow In 2034

Medicare's trust fund has just eight.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 6th, 2018

Trustees report warns Medicare finances worsening

The government says Medicare's financial problems are getting worse and Social Security's can't be ignored......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 5th, 2018

Trustees warn Medicare finances are worsening

Medicare's financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security's can't be ignored forever, the government said Tuesday in an annual assessment that amounts to a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 5th, 2018

Trustees warn Medicare finances are worsening

Medicare's financial problems have gotten worse, and Social Security's can't be ignored forever, the government said Tuesday in an annual assessment that amounts to a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 5th, 2018

Medicare"s financial outlook worsens in latest trustees" report

Medicare's trustees said Tuesday the program's finances are getting worse, while the projection for Social Security's stayed the same as last year. Medicare's hospital insurance fund will be depl.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2018

Seniors suffer as Medicare premiums outpace Social Security hikes

Social Security can't keep up with the rising cost of Medicare. Here's how that impacts those who receive benefits -- and those who don't......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 5th, 2018