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Report Brightens Forecast for Social Security

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Report Brightens Forecast for Social Security

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Report Brightens Forecast for Social Security

Report Brightens Forecast for Social Security

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A new report by the Congressional Budget Office concludes that the Social Security system is more solvent than previously estimated. The CBO says that even without major changes, the program should be around until at least 2052, instead of 2042, as projected earlier. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.