Brenton Smith

Brenton Smith (A.K.A. Joe The Economist) writes nationally on the issue of Social Security reform with work appearing in Forbes,, MarketWatch,, and regional media like The Denver Post.

The Impact of Time on Social Security

December 22, 2013 2:01 PM

The author says that the more time that goes by, the worse off financially the Social Security program becomes. He argues that politicians need to work on a fix before it’s too late.

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The Trouble with Social Security Reform

The author says that the reform debate of Social Security has two opposing views, neither of which would actually reform the existing system.

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Social Security Trust Fund Myths

June 2, 2013 12:21 PM

The author says that some of the information put forth by critics of the Social Security Trust Fund is false and delineates what he says are facts surrounding the fund and its assets.

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