Basic Facts on Social Security and Proposed Benefit Cuts/Privatization
Publication Date: March 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Keywords: Privatized systems; Retirement benefits; Life expectancy
Coverage: United States
This report gives a background to the debate on privatizing Social Security. It debunks the myth that a crisis is looming, and explains that with no changes whatsoever, benefits can continue well into the future.