Straight Facts on Social Security
Publication Date: August 2010
Publisher(s): Economic Opportunity Institute
Author(s): Marilyn Watkins
Type: Fact sheet
Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, as well as working and retired Americans. The Social Security system currently operates at a surplus, and with a few minor tweaks, will continue to do so now and far into the future. But we can improve on Social Security's winning formula.