For more than eight decades, the Social Security program has played a critical role in providing a financial foundation for our nation's retired workers. Most people build their long term retirement plan around the certainty of a steady check from Social Security. According to the Centers for Budget and Policy Priorities, the system singlehandedly pulls more than 15 million retirees out of poverty every year. It’s safe to say that without it, our nation would be in a constant state of recession. Which is why it is alarming that the program faces serious financial hurdles in the years ahead. In fact, due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, the Social Security retirement fund could face depletion as early as 2030, jut ten short years from now. Steve and I will review the details and the facts. Then Medicare and Health insurance expert Shelley Grandidge joins us for the Q & A. A truly fact-filled show today that you don't want to miss...MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!!