Retirement Living

The Future of Social Security

Rodney Brooks
September 24, 2021

Social Security paid more than $1 trillion in benefits to 65 million recipients in 2020. Since 2010, the system has been bringing in less revenue than it pays out in benefits and covering the shortfall with its reserves. Here's a look at what could happen to Social Security in the future.

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