Social Security

Social Security is one of the great achievements of American democracy. It represents the best of our values – honoring our parents, respecting hard work, and supporting families. EOI is working to protect, strengthen and expand Social Security benefits by 1) increasing benefits for low earners and elderly survivors, 2) recognizing modern family structures, and 3) restoring the college benefit.


Research and Publications

Work ‘Till We Die [VIDEO]

Video | October 1, 2015

The loudest calls for cutting Social Security come from wealthy CEOs who will never have t

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Social Security 101

Presentation | August 14, 2015

Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, as well as w

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Latest Blog Posts

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The Truth About Social Security’s Solvency and You

Economic Opportunity Institute | June 24, 2016

What’s ahead, what the candidates say, and a forecast for Medicare [By Chris Farrell via N

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Three issues where your vote will make a big difference this fall

Marilyn Watkins | March 7, 2016

The gender wage gap has multiple causes and manifestations, and no single policy change wi

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Why it Matters

Just Scrap the Cap

The simple Social Security fix