The Social Security Trust Funds, Explained

The Social Security Trust Funds, Explained

Faculty Member Michael Finke Landscape Photo
November 22, 2020

Many Americans at or near retirement are counting on Social Security benefits to be a major source of guaranteed income during their retirement years, but with the status of those benefits uncertain, people across the spectrum aren’t sure if they can count on the government to deliver.

WMCP® program director Michael Finke says while there are significant problems facing the Social Security trust funds under current law, reports of Social Security’s demise are so far exaggerated. Get his inside look at the state of the trust funds and how changes will affect those waiting for their benefits in ThinkAdvisor.

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