25 Most Important Things About Your Social Security

2. Social Security benefits won’t end if the trust fund runs out of money

Fear has made many people claim a lot quicker than necessary. That’s because they believe the funds will run out and they’ll be left with nothing.

First, you should know that current taxes keep paying into the system. For example, right now you’re probably paying for your parents’ Social Security. Your kids and grandkids will likely pay into yours and so forth.

Secondly, estimates show that even if the well runs dry, you’ll still receive 77% of promised benefits. You shouldn’t focus your worries on the money running out. Instead, concentrate on all the other aspects of your savings.

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