Social Security
  • A homeless woman sits on a bench few blocks away from the White House in downtown Washington

    Chart of the Day: Record Low Poverty Rate

    By Michael Rainey

    The extensive array of government assistance programs — including Social Security, unemployment insurance, veterans’ benefits, nutritional aid, rental assistance and the Earned Income Tax Credit —...

  • Social Security and Medicare taxes

    Democrat's New Taxes Wouldn't Hit Just Billionaires

    By Michael Rainey

    Some Democratic tax proposals are focused on making millionaires and billionaires pay more, but other households would be affected as well. Neil Irwin of The New York Times points out Tuesday that...

  • Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gestures as he speaks at the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting in San Diego, California January 16, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

    How Mitt Romney Wants to Save Social Security and Other Trust Funds

    By Michael Rainey

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney introduced legislation Tuesday that would create new congressional committees focused on the fiscal health of federal trust...

  • Number of the Day: $23 a Month

    By Michael Rainey

    The Social Security Administration on Thursday said the cost-of-living adjustment for 2020 would be 1.6%. That translates to a bump of about $23 on the average monthly benefit of $1,460. The 2020...

  • The Case for Giving Social Security to Children

    By Michael Rainey

    US social welfare programs reduced poverty by about two-thirds overall in 2018, according to an analysis of Census data by Matt Bruenig of the left-leaning People’s Policy Project. Bruenig offers a...

Social Security Directory

Tags
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 12:00pm
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 7:48pm
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 4:30am
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 7:28pm
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 4:05am
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 4:30am
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 3:27pm
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 12:14pm
Monday, March 19, 2012 - 4:04am
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 11:26pm
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 4:05am
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 5:06pm
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 4:11am
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 5:04am
Friday, March 2, 2012 - 7:10pm
Friday, March 2, 2012 - 5:03am
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 9:25pm
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 5:16am
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 7:29pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 3:53pm
Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 4:50pm
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 5:00am
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 1:49pm
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 10:30am
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 6:56pm
Monday, October 31, 2011 - 6:15pm
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 9:30am
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 7:02pm
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 4:37pm
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 2:27pm
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 4:06pm
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 9:30am
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 6:17pm
Sunday, August 21, 2011 - 2:32pm
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 4:01am
Monday, August 8, 2011 - 7:46pm
Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 4:08pm
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 9:30am
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 4:00am
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 4:10pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 5:10pm
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 9:22pm
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 10:12am
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 10:30pm
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 4:00am

Pages