Should Social Security benefits be expanded?
From at least a few Congressional Representatives in Washington as well as some so-called “pundits”, we regularly hear calls to expand Social Security benefits. Few would deny the program’s importance to the well-being of American seniors, and many are kept marginally above the poverty line solely as a result of their Social Security income. But while expanding benefits might seem like a good idea to some, evaluating the true impact of expanding benefits leads to a somewhat different conclusion. As explained in this Motley Fool article by Sean Williams, expansion of Social Security benefits can’t, and won’t, happen any time soon. Click here to read more.