Cuts to Social Security payments could cost 419,000 jobs. According to the Southern Rural Development Center, “If Social Security payments were reduced by only five percent, the nation’s economic output would decrease by $63 billion, 419,000 jobs would be lost

No Social Security Crisis: It has built up a $2.5 trillion surplus, largely in anticipation of the growing numbers of baby boomers who are beginning to claim Social Security benefits. It was always expected that this surplus would shrink over