https://www.cnbc.com/video/2022/06/02/social-security-trust-fund-good-through-2034-ss-disability-fully-funded-for-75-years.html Not sure how to add the video to the blog. I've heard for years that the disability fund is well funded, more so than the old-age trust fund. If so, then why do so many good disability claims get denied?
Here are the changes Americans are willing to make to fix Social Security, survey finds Published Wed, Jun 8 20222:25 PM EDTUpdated Wed, Jun 8 20222:48 PM EDT Key Points Time is ticking as to how long Social Security will be able to pay full benefits from its trust funds. The pressure is on Congress to act, which could include benefit cuts, tax increases or a combination of both. Here’s how voters on both sides of the aisle indicated they would change the program when prese
https://www.cnbc.com/2022/06/13/states-hit-hardest-by-social-security-staffing-cuts.html These 10 states have been hit hardest by Social Security staffing cuts, contributing to long waits for customer service Published Mon, Jun 13 20223:23 PM EDT Updated Tue, Jun 14 20223:35 PM EDT Lorie Konish@LorieKonish Many people have experienced long waits when trying to reach Social Security. While the pandemic is partially to blame, funding cuts dating back more than 10 year