When you download your Social Security statement showing your projected benefits, this is what you will see.
Your estimated benefits are based on current law. Congress has made changes to the law in the past and can do so at any time. The law governing benefit amounts may change because, by 2035, the payroll taxes collected will be enough to pay only about 79 percent of scheduled benefits.
The year and the percentage change modestly with changing circumstances, but the message has been consistent for a long time.
How can politicians be discussing improving Social Security benefits and forgiving student loans while ignoring the Social Security trustees decades long calls for action to make the program solvent and sustainable❓