Category Archives: Uncategorized

Countdown clocks warn public of Social Security crisis

Our friends over at The Seniors Center have recently launched two countdown to insolvency websites to warn the public about the looming funding crisis facing the Social Security system.

“SocialSecurityInsolvencyClock.org and SocialSecurityDefaultClock.org were started with a simple idea in mind,” said The Seniors Center President Dan Perrin. “We need to make Social Security insolvency something everyone can understand – from why it’s happening to how critical its effects will be if Congress continues to ignore it.”

Check out SocialSecurityInsolvencyClock.org

Check out SocialSecurityDefaultClock.org

New “added sugars” labeling requirement could have positive health impact

The Food and Drug Administration’s new mandatory rules requiring labels on all packaged foods to include added sugars could have significant health benefits for Americans. Research has determined that the new labeling policy could prevent close to 1 million cases of heart disease and diabetes. And if the labeling requirements influence those in the food… Continue Reading

The one bill that can protect Social Security — The Social Security Lock-Box Act

It’s more important now than ever before that we urge Congress to pass the one bill that can protect Social Security – The Social Security Lock-Box Act. Congress has been ignoring the will of the American people for too long. And we don’t want to miss a crucial opportunity to pass The Social Security Lock-Box… Continue Reading

Help us tell Congress to “Protect Our Trust Fund” with your Social Security Action Kit!

With the latest Social Security Trustees’ report projecting yet again that without action, Trust Fund reserves will be depleted by and benefits cut by 2034, it seems Congress is not only ignoring the future of Social Security, but actively avoiding the issue entirely. That’s why it’s up to all of us—current, soon-to-be, and future beneficiaries—to… Continue Reading