Generation X’ers – those between 35 and 50 – are skeptical about getting Social Security. Should they be?
Those in what’s often referred to as “Generation X”, between 35 and 50 years of age, are understandably pessimistic about Social Security being there for them when they are eligible. With today’s baby boomers retiring in large numbers, the strain on the Trust Fund is obvious and often reported on, injecting even more concern into Gen X’er thinking. But what is the reality? This article by Motley Fool’s Dan Caplinger explores the issue and encourages those in that age group to watch what’s happening in today’s political climate to see what their Social Security future holds. Click here to read more.