For decades now we have been hearing about the coming fiscal crisis in the legally mandated benefits: Social Security and Medicare. In this discussion we use the materials provided and other sources from your research to explore the possible options for addressing the root causes of the financial problems with these benefit programs.
Social Security and Medicare costs exceed the available revenue to fund them. After reading this report which is attached from Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees and using other sources, what do you think the best solution(s) might be? What are the barriers to a successful solution?