2016 OASDI Trustees Report – Financial Operations

Today I am continuing with information from the Social Security Board of Trustees annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds. There are two separate Social Security trust funds, the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) fund, and Disability Insurance (DI) fund. While by law these are separate, overall fund information…
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2016 OASDI Trustees Report – Highlights

The Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds on June 22. Given how important the Social Security retirement, survivors and disability programs are, both on a national and individual level, I think everyone should have at least a general awareness of the report information…
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2016 Social Security Board Of Trustees Report

The Security Board of Trustees released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds last week. Lots of current and historical Trust Fund information is available through the Social Security website, www.socialsecurity.gov. From the Menu box, go to Research, Policy & Planning and then to Solvency of Social Security.…
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Remembering The Oklahoma City Bombing

On April 19, 1995, at 9:02am CST, our nation experienced a profound tragedy in the terrorist bomb attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Office Building in Oklahoma City, OK. Sixteen SSA employees and 24 visitors in the Social Security office there were among the 168 people who lost their lives in the bombing. Today…
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Treasury Dept. MyRA (my Retirement Account)

A popular theme of many retirement articles is that Americans do not save enough. Not everyone has a way of easily saving for the future. Recently developed by the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, the myRA (my Retirement Account) program is an easy, affordable way to help people start saving for retirement at small amounts.…
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