|Social Security and Retirement
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Who Would Pay More if the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap Were Raised or Scrapped?
January 2015, Nicole Woo, Cherrie Bucknor, and John Schmitt
The Wealth of Households: An Analysis of the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances
November 2014, David Rosnick and Dean Baker
Scrapping the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap: Who Would Pay More?
April 2014, Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and John Schmitt
Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers?
June 2013, Janelle Jones and John Schmitt
The Facts on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income for Workers with Disabilities
May 2013, Shawn Fremstad, Rebecca Vallas
Op-Eds & Columns
Congress Starts the New Year Off by Kicking the Disabled
Huffington Post, January 7, 2015
Private Equity is Coming for Your Nest Egg
November 14, 2014, The Hill
Fed Data Show Bleak Picture for Those Nearing Retirement
November 10, 2014, Fortune
California Pension Fund Gives the Boot to Hedge Funds
September 30, 2014, Al Jazeera America
What Does The Fed Have To Do With Social Security? Plenty
Al Jazeera America, August 19, 2014
Latest Press Hits
- Lifting Social Security’s Payroll Tax Cap: Who Would Pay More?
Wealth Management.com, January 23, 2015
- Study: Women, Minorities Pay Higher Effective Social Security Rate
New America Media, January 22, 2015
- An Epidemic of Age Discrimination
American Society on Aging , January 21, 2015
- Removing the Social Security Tax Cap Would Benefit Most Workers
The Real News, January 20, 2015
- The Roundup for January 20th, 2015
Firedoglake, January 20, 2015