Faculty Publications

Title

New Budget Deal Is Cutting Your Social Security Benefits And It's A Good Thing

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-29-2015

Abstract

Approved by the House of Representatives on October 28th, 2015, the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015,” contains language that will reduce potential Social Security benefits for millions of Americans. In fact, it will effectuate the single largest change to Social Security since the Citizens Freedom to Work Act of 2000, which first enabled most of the file and suspend strategies being removed by the current budget agreement.