In the News

Title

Is Social Security Too Generous?: Retirement Scan

Authors

On Wall Street

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-28-2016

Abstract

Retirees receive $1,341 on average in monthly Social Security benefit, just enough for them to keep them above the poverty line, according to Reuters. Policymakers and other experts disagree on whether the benefit is adequate to cover retirement needs, debating how much of the pre-retirement income should be replaced by Social Security