What’s the News in the 2016 Social Security Trustees Report?

June 23, 2016, 10:00 am 11:30 am
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608
(Senate Budget Committee Hearing room)
Washington, DC 20510
United States
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This event featured an in-depth explanation of the trustees’ projections of Social Security’s long-term finances. Attendees heard from the Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration, Stephen C. Goss, and other experts. Panelists answered questions such as: Will benefits be adequate to meet retirees’ needs in the coming decades? Can we afford Social Security in the long term? What options do policymakers have to ensure that Social Security remains adequate and secure for the long term?


Attendees received the new National Academy of Social Insurance brief, Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2016 Trustees Report.

The National Academy of Social Insurance is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization made up of the nation's leading experts on social insurance. Its mission is to advance solutions to challenges facing the nation by increasing public understanding of how social insurance contributes to economic security.