Millennials may be hurt most by waiting to fix Social Security and Medicare
Most Americans know by now that Social Security and Medicare both have financial issues, as evidenced by current projections that Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Trust Fun will run dry in 2026 and Social Security’s “OASDI” (old age, survivor & disability insurance) Trust Fund will be fully depleted in 2034. Without Congressional action soon, that will mean beneficiaries of both programs will face a cut in benefits when the Trust Funds run dry. While that would certainly mean enough pain to go around, it may be the millennial generation which endures the biggest burden, as discussed in this Forbes article by Ted Knutson. Click here to read more.
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