Social Security Changes Are Inevitable. Will They Affect You? - Motley Fool
Whenever politicians or Washington pundits talk about Social Security, they avoid the “elephant in the room” – that Social Security reform MUST happen soon or everyone’s benefits will be cut in less than a decade. We send our representatives to Washington, D.C. to solve problems, a concept which has obviously been lost in many cases by those more interested in gaining political advantage for reelection purposes. But as the political gamesmanship continues, there is no escaping this stark reality – Congress will need garner the bipartisanship needed to pass Social Security reform soon, or preside over the desecration of the program and a 23% cut in benefits for all. This Motley Fool article by Katie Brockman underlines the urgency of the problem, describes potential changes to Social Security being considered, and suggests action you might take to offset the affect of Congress allowing the program to become insolvent. Click here to read more.