Social Security for the 21st Century
Publication Date: May 2004
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn P. Watkins
Keywords: Social Security; Privitization; Individual investment
Provides background information on how Social Security works, explains how it is that Americans can easily afford Social Security in the long run even as our population ages, and points out fundamental problems with proposals to privatize the program. Finally, it recommends ways we should improve Social Security to serve Americans even better.