Don’t Count On The Disability Trust Fund Going Bust In 2016 — Or Ever

Jul 09

     Since I noticed that payments from the Social Security Disability Trust Fund have reached near stasis, I’ve been wondering about that projection from Social Security’s Chief Actuary that the Disability Trust Fund will be exhausted in 2016. If you look at that projection, one of the first things you notice is that there isn’t just one prediction. There are three. The one commonly cited is