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  • U.S. Social Security card designs over the past several decades

    Trump Says He Made Social Security, Medicare Stronger. Fact-Checker Says False.

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    President Trump said this week that "Democrats want to destroy Medicare. If you look at what they’re doing, they’re going to destroy Medicare. And we will save it. We will keep it going. We’re making...

  • Happy Birthday, Social Security!

    By Michael Rainey

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law 83 years ago today, August 14, 1935. Here are some key facts about the program, courtesy of the Center on Budget and Policy...

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    The Deficit Is Up 20% This Year

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    The federal deficit was 20 percent larger in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2018 than it was during the same time last year, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday. Revenues rose 1...

  • The entrance and logo of a Social Security Office in Pasadena

    Chart of the Day: Americans Using Government Programs

    The federal welfare program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families delivers cash aid to about 2.5 million people, or less than 1 percent of the U.S. population — “far smaller than the share...

  • A Growing Problem for Seniors: Bankruptcy

    The New York Times reports on new research that suggests a growing problem for seniors: “The rate of people 65 and older filing for bankruptcy is three times what it was in 1991, the study found, and...

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