Well my fellow Boomers, take the quiz to see if you know the facts of the matter; not just for the upcoming election, but for the upcoming decades - after all, facts might be pesky things, but they're just what we need right now.
1. Social Security is going bankrupt: T F
2. It will be very hard to ensure we close the future Social Security shortfall gap: T F
3. SS's financial challenges are primarily due to rising life expectancies: T F
4. Social Security adds to the deficit: T F
5. Social Security only provides retirement benefits, so only retirees need to be concerned about it:
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You have been officially alerted....
PS: you'll get the answers to the quiz when you read the Motley Fool article, but here they are for easy reference:
3. T (but only in part)