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#228 Planet Money: In Search Of The Social Security Trust Funds

November 13th, 2010

Episode 325 of 902 episodes

According to a recent report from the Social Security Board of Trustees, the program's trust funds have $2.5 trillion in them. But there's an argument about whether or not that $2.5 trillion actually exists. So in today's podcast, we take a look at just what are the Social Security "trust funds."

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