Depletion in 2029? In 2026? The bill will come due sooner than 2035 in any case.
Social Security's finances are far more fragile than the usual deterministic forecast suggests.
Let's think about Social Security reform, of course. But using the Trust Fund Depletion Date as our marker isn't doing us any good.
How concerned are you about the impending trust fund depletion?
The Social Security Trust Fund is real -- but, yeah, it depends on what the word "real" means. What do you think?