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Mark Miller: Remaking Retirement

Top 10 Myths About Social Security

The discussion and analysis surrounding this retirement security linchpin and its future are remarkably fact-free, argues retirement expert Mark Miller.

Social Security is going bankrupt. It's a Ponzi scheme. The program's trust fund contains nothing but a bunch of worthless IOUs.

Those are just a few of the comments we hear frequently from journalists, politicians, and policymakers about Social Security. But they're all false--and that's a big problem.