Q & A
I am in my early 30s. While I certainly hope Social Security is around when I retire, I keep hearing doom and gloom about the program’s future. Do most younger workers feel pessimistic about Social Security?
Answer: It appears there is a general pessimistic opinion about Social Security’s future among today’s younger workers. Consider a recent post by Kathy Stokes, the director of the American Savings Education Council. Recent analysis from the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute, also known as EBRI, shows a quarter of younger workers believe that Social Security will not be part of their income in retirement. This compares with 13 percent of those older than 45 who believe the same thing. Read more…
Source: Oscar Garcia, public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration
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