Social Security is an enormously important “asset” in our economy.
What is the most important asset in today’s U.S. economy? Well, it’s not home values, or mutual funds, or CD savings, or other investments or assets. It is what we call Social Security. Though technically not an asset in the traditional sense, for most Americans it is their biggest source of money and an extremely important part of their future. This article by Scott Burns of the Austin American Statesman discusses the critical role that Social Security plays in our economy and in the lives of so many Americans. Click here to read more.