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Social Security needs to hire a PR agent. It’s one of the most important government programs we have but it has a perception vs. reality issue.

Some people think it’s going to run out of money. Some people think it’s a Ponzi scheme. Some people think they’ll never see a dime of it when they hit retirement age.

Here’s a piece Ben Carlson wrote at Fortune to clear up some of the common misconceptions.

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Every year the Social Security Administration releases a report detailing the financial condition of the Social Security program. Americans have a vested interest in its financial condition because for many households, Social Security plays a huge role in their financial well-being.

Read the full article here…  it is reassuring.