Social Security Benefits to Drop 29% in 2029

Half of Widows Entirely Dependent


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June 07, 2016

The Congressional Budget Office is planning a 29% cut in Social Security benefits in 2029. That's best case, assuming a robust enough economy to sustain that. There are 50 million retirees today, and there will be 80 million retirees in 2029. Right now is a really good time to work a plan B. We interview Todd Strawser, Director of Christian Family Eldercare, and Ben Perry, an architect on preparations to care for the widow in the family and the church.

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.