Forbes: Waiting to take your spousal benefit until your full retirement age can help you maximize your overall benefits, says NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a Forbes commentary.
Forbes: NCPA Distinguished Fellow Bob McTeer thanks Milton Friedman for his contributions to economics and school choice in a Forbes commentary.
Forbes: Doing your research is an important step in maximizing your Social Security benefits, says NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a Forbes op-ed.
Inside Health Policy: Medicare cuts have not been as bad as anticipated when the Affordable Care Act was passed, says NCPA Senior Fellow John R. Graham in an Inside Health Policy article.
Bankrate: NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick finds a “refreshing note of reality” in this year’s Medicare Trustees’ report, according to a Bankrate article.
Hawaii Free Press: Congressman Paul Ryan’s Opportunity Grant should facilitate recipients moving out of dependency and into self-reliance, says NCPA Senior Fellow John Graham in a Hawaii Free Press commentary.
Forbes: We are getting closer to the FOMC’s desired 2 percent inflation rate, says NCPA Distinguished Fellow Bob McTeer in a Forbes commentary.
CNS News: Social Security’s twenty-three trillion dollar debt, which “swamps” the $13 trillion of official debt in the hands of the public, will only keep growing unless reforms are made, warns NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a CNS News article.
National Review Online: The dramatic surge in the number of unaccompanied children crossing the border could turn into a tragedy for all foster-care children, forcing them to live within a broken system that will only deteriorate under the new strain, cautioned NCPA Senior Fellow Richard McKenzie in a National Review commentary.
NCPA: Tax Analysis Center Director, Boston University William Fairfield Warren Professor and National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff will outline the implications of the Social Security’s complexity in a Capitol Hill hearing today.
Chairman Johnson and Other Distinguished Members of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, It is an honor to testify to you today about Social Security. I view Social …
Forbes: NCPA Senior Fellow Lawrence Kotlikoff’s Social Security “secrets” can help individual maximize their benefits, according to a Forbes article.
Health.com: Scandlen’s concerns that consumers were effectually giving their insurers the equivalent of a year-long, interest-free loan under the ACA’s rebate provision were expressed in a separate Health.com piece.
PBS Newshour’s Making Sen$e: NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff offers his insights on the Social Security system, maximizing your benefits, and deeming in a commentary at PBS Newshour’s Making Sen$e.
Forbes: There is no general rule to maximize your Social Security benefits, says NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a Forbes commentary.
Forbes: Waiting to withdraw your Social Security benefits until your full retirement age can help you maximize your returns, says NCPA Senior Fellow Laurence Kotlikoff in a Forbes commentary.
Health Day: Consumers won’t benefit from the Affordable Care Act’s rebate provision for at least a year, says NCPA Senior Fellow Greg Scandlen in a Health Day article.
Becker’s Hospital CFO: Health care spending, which has been slowed in recent years, is expected to surge this year and reverse that trend, according to analysis by the National Center for Policy Analysis cited in an article at Becker’s Hospital CFO.
Forbes: Government micromanagement of pharmaceutical budgets and margins would stifle innovation and bump up drug costs, says NCPA Senior Fellow John Graham in a Forbes commentary.
Independent Women’s Forum: NCPA Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Megan Simons’ report on Teach for America underlines the need to attract and retain more talented, knowledgeable educations, according to an Independent Women’s Forum blog post.
Phoenix Business Journal: No one really knows what the conflicting court decisions will mean for Obamacare, Herrick said in a Phoenix Business Journal article. Since a decision in one circuit court isn’t binding on another, the question will likely get pushed to the Supreme Court.
NCPA: Teach for America’s rigorous interview and selection process produces teachers who often outpace their traditionally trained counterparts, according to a new report by Senior Research Fellow Lloyd Bentsen IV and Research Associate Megan Simons of the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Indianapolis Business Journal: Declaring the federal subsidies for Obamacare illegal could spell trouble for the Republicans, says NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick in an Indianapolis Business Journal blog post.
There is widespread agreement among education reformers that public school teachers should be hired based on their subject matter competence rather than their formal credentials; that the best teachers should be assigned to the lowest performing schools; and that teachers should be paid based on performance rather than tenure.