The debate about Social Security’s age thresholds
With the now well publicized financial difficulties predicted in Social Security’s future, the debate is ongoing about how to fix the program to ensure solvency well into the future. Usually somewhere in that debate, the subject of changing Social Security’s age thresholds inevitably arise, specifically in the context of increasing either or both the full retirement age (currently between 66 and 67 depending upon the year of birth) and/or the earliest age at which Social Security can be claimed (62). In this article by Reuters columnist Mark Miller, the author examines the topic of changing Social Security’s age thresholds and the affect it might have on beneficiaries. Click here to read more.
AMAC has been at the forefront trying to strengthen Social Security by developing and proposing its Social Security Guarantee. AMAC has been discussing and continues to discuss this common-sense solution with Congressional Representatives in its efforts to protect America’s senior citizens who rely on Social Security. To review AMAC’s Social Security Guarantee, click here.