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Social Security
Bankrupt: Entitlements and the Federal Budget
Ducking entitlement reform will condemn our children and our grandchildren to a world of mounting debt and higher taxes.
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Social Security Experts
  • Jagadeesh Gokhale, Senior Fellow (Non-financial reasons for reform, personal accounts, Social Security's financial crisis)
  • José Piñera, Co-chairman, Project on Social Security Choice (International Social Security reform, non-financial reasons for reform, personal accounts)
  • Michael D. Tanner, Senior Fellow (Bad ideas for reform, Cato's 6.2 Percent Solution, non-financial reasons for reform, personal accounts, Social Security's financial crisis)
Position Statement
Social Security is not sustainable without reform. Simply put, it cannot pay promised future benefits with current levels of taxation. Yet raising taxes or cutting benefits will only make a bad deal worse. However, allowing younger workers to privately invest their Social Security taxes through individual accounts will improve Social Security's rate of return; provide better retirement benefits; treat women, minorities, and low-income workers more fairly; and give workers real ownership and control of their retirement funds.

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