Lots has been written, of late, on the possibility of Congressional action on the tax reform front this year. All of the recent Obama scandals (and the tendency of Congress to go on vacation every other week) may torpedo these plans. In any case, it is instructive to keep an eye on how the thinking […]
Archive for the ‘Social Security’ Category
Yes, it’s a subject that just refuses to go away, isn’t it? And it gets worse when the Social Security Administration Office of the Chief Actuary pontificates – as he recently did in his annual report to Congress. And that particular pooh bah is projecting that the Social Security wage base will increase by at […]
“Not to worry” about the fiscal fiasco known as Social Security. So saith Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI) via the official report recently released by his Senate Special Committee on Aging, which calls for “modest” changes to Social Security in the near future to bring its long-term financing into balance and improve benefits.