Friday, September 09, 2011
Herman Cain, candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, touted the Chilean model of social security in this week's debate. The man who designed and implemented that model, José Piñera, former Chilean Secretary of Labor and Social Security, president of the International Center for Pension Reform, and distinguished senior fellow at the Cato Institute, explains the Chilean model for social security and how it might work in the United States.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Frederick R. Lynch, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, talks about his new book, One Nation Under AARP: The Fight Over Medicare, Social Security, and America's Future.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Friday, September 24, 2010
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The treasury department announced yesterday that it will start sending the majority of its 136 million benefit checks through a system of direct deposits, eliminating the use of paper checks and postage. The move will likely save the U.S. government approximately $303 million during the first five years after the switch, and about $49 million dollars in postage.