Social Security: Worst Than Reported

The Social Security Administration’s statistical models don’t account for sweeping trends in health risk factors that have an obvious impact on American life expectancy. 


  full article

Recent By The Numbers Archives

The Demographics of Job Gains - Mike Shedlock, Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Note that 100% of the job growth since the recession is in a single age group.

Cities Stuck In Pension Morass - David Klepper, Associated Press

While it hasn't gotten the attention of the "fiscal cliff" in Washington, the pension crisis at...

Those 1950 Tax Rates - Andrew Biggs, Enterprise Blog

Tax rates were high in the 1950s, we often hear, yet economic growth boomed. So why should we fear...

Northeastern Exodus - United Van Lines

The Northeast region leads the United States in outbound migration, according to the results of...