Social Security disability program will be insolvent around 2017. The Social Security disability program aids Americans who have been injured even before they reach retirement age.
Paper checks will be a thing of the past for all Social Security recipients, except those 90 or older.
Medicare is in better shape because of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
Social Security and Medicare are facing strains from an aging population and an economy that can't seem to get out of low gear. For the first time since the 1980s, Social Security will pay out more money in benefits this year than it collects in payroll taxes.