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?
- Stephen C. Goss, Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration
Social Security Actuarial Status The 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the OASI and DI Trust Funds
- Bill Hoagland, Senior Vice President, Bipartisan Policy Center
Hoagland Presentation, June 2016
- Benjamin Veghte, Vice President for Policy, National Academy of Social Insurance
Context for the News from the Social Security Trustees Report
- Mikki D. Waid (moderator), Senior Policy Analyst, National Academy of Social Insurance
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.
(Senate Budget Committee Hearing room)
Washington, DC 20510