The origin story of 65 can be traced back to the 30s, when President Roosevelt sought to make retirement available to everyone.
The post-crisis financial policy has a downside.
How much? About $13 billion in 2016.
Undocumented immigrants contributed an estimated $13 billion into Social Security funds in 2016.
An estimated 67 million Americans receiving the benefits will see a 2.8 percent cost-of-living boost to their checks.
It's something parents need to think about more and more these days.
Since the late 1970s, lawmakers have placed the SNAP nutrition program into the farm package hoping to get both urban and rural support. But that thinking might be outdated.
"I think it's up to our generation to fix the mistakes that we've made," Arun Muralidhar, founder of MCube Investment Technologies and co-author of "Rethinking Pension Reform," told us.
An economics professor from Boston University says that a new report on Social Security and Medicare is hiding the truth.
There are some ... idiosyncrasies in the Social Security system.