National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare2024-06-13T10:40:25-04:00

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7 myths that undermine Social Security.

“Myths are great for books, ballads, and movies, but they are dangerous for Social Security. Political forces seeking to undermine the program have been spreading untruths about it. These myths not only misinform the public; they can erode support for Social Security which has been working quite well to provide Americans with baseline retirement security since 1935,” writes our president and CEO, Max Richtman, in MarketWatch.

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Washington Post Puts Alarmist Spin on Social Security Projections

“In its reporting on the latest Social Security Trustees projections (Social Security and Medicare finances look grim as overall debt piles up, 5/6/24), the Post put a decidedly pessimistic spin on the facts. Contrary to the alarmist headline, the Trustees project that the programs’ trust funds will remain solvent longer than previously estimated,” writes NCPSSM President Max Richtman in a letter to the editor of the Washington PostRead more.

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