Myth Busting the Fears of Social Security and Medicare Insolvency

On April 1, 2015 I’m presenting at the Area Agency on Aging 1-B sixth annual Judith J. Wahlberg Lecture.  I’ll be taking another whack at these zombie ideas that Social Security and/or Medicare are unsustainable, that they’re going BANKRUPT, and that we must cut benefits now to prevent cutting benefits later.  As you can tell, these myths aren’t true.  Here’s the Powerpoint slides I’ll be using.  Stay tuned to this post over the next week, though, because I intend to add a series of shorter posts with some video explaining the key points of the presentation in case you can’t be there.

UPDATE and for more explanation: