TITLE

Social Security: Options to Protect Benefits for Vulnerable Groups When Addressing Program Solvency

AUTHOR(S)
Jeszeck, Charles
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/12/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article identifies and examines social security options to address concerns regarding benefit adequacy for vulnerable groups of beneficiaries when addressing program solvency in the U.S. It states that literature review and interview with agency officials and retirement security experts are excellent ways to identify options for modifying social security benefits. It analyzes several options to address program solvency, one of which is guaranteeing a minimum benefit.
ACCESSION #
47812790

 

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