INTRODUCTION

ARTICLES BY TOPIC

Social Security: All articles in chronological order
Does the Social Security Crisis Add Up? ¦ The New York Times, January 16, 2005
It's Simple: Social Security Is Very Complex ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal,
December 7, 2004
Social Security: Questions to Ask ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
December 1, 2004
Social Security is not in need of re-hashing ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science
Monitor
, August 12, 2004
Letters ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, April 11, 2004
As costs swell, a gloomier outlook | Interview, The Christian Science Monitor,
March 24, 2004
The shape of Social Security | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2004
Scrapping Social Security's Intermediate Cost Projections | Letter to the Editor,
Society of Actuaries, March 2004
Hard Truths are Avoided on Social Security | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
December 29, 2002
Social Security Tricks | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 22, 2002
Social Security Overhaul Questioned | Interview, Reuters, July 2, 2001
Brawl Over Social Security | Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2001
Social Security Options | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 5, 2001
Saving Social Security? | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, May 23, 2001
Social Security's Long-Term Deficit: Does it Exist? | Seminar, November 29, 2000
Vote results could put U.S. to test | Interview, Daily News, November 5, 2000
Staking Social Security | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, October 30, 2000
Social Security plans leave much unanswered | Interview, Chicago Tribune,
October 26, 2000
A Challenge, Not a Crisis | Interview, Newsweek, July 3, 2000
Will Social Security Reform Float Wall Street's Boat? | Interview, TheStreet.com,
June 20, 2000
Social Security vs. Stock, | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2000
Critique: The GAO's $0.5 million study fails to dispel disturbing doubts about Social
Security's shaky actuarial projection
| May 3, 2000
Social Security Returns | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, May 1, 2000
Why a Social Security 'crisis' grows more remote | Interview, The Christian Science Monitor,
April 12 2000
Cooking Social Security's 'Deficit | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor,
January 4, 2000
Save Social Security? It's Already Solvent | Interview, The Christian Science Monitor,
September 20, 1999
Where's the Payoff? Wall Street spent millions to promote the privatization of Social
Security - an idea going increasingly awry
| Interview, Investment Dealers' Digest,
August 9, 1999
Carl Ponzi Returns: The privatization of Social Security harkens back to an old
scheme
| Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, April 14, 1999
Ponzi Rebuttal (Response to David Langer) | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and
Investments
, August 9, 1999
Privatization and Ponzi | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, August 23, 1999
Social Security Finances Are in Fine Shape | Article, Contingencies, May/June, 1999
MEMO RE: Social Security Actuaries's Changes in Methods and Assumptions,1979-1998
Prepared for Congressional Conference on Social Security, January 21, 1999
No Need to Act Yet on Changing Social Security | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
November 11, 1998
Buyer Beware Chile Pension Plan | Op-Ed, New York Newsday, June 29, 1998
The Lesson of Chilean Social Security: CAVEAT EMPTOR! | Article, Contingencies,
March/April, 1998
Double-Income, Four Parents | Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal,
February 11, 1998
Response by John McManus (World's Biggest Ponzi Scheme) | The Wall Street
Journal
, February 23, 1998
Response to John McManus (Ponzi Wouldn't Bother With Social Security)
The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 1998
Privatizing Social Security? | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, July 21, 1997
Social Security: Sorting Fact from Fiction | Article, Contingencies, March/April, 1997
A Safety Net Whets Wall St. Appetites; Social Security Proposals Could Mean Billions
in Fees
| Interview, The Washington Post, January 7, 1997
Social Fund Isn't Really a Ponzi Scheme of IOUs | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
June 24, 1996
Don't Rush Change (Response to David Langer) | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and
Investments
, September 30, 1996
U.S. Government Bonds are Secure | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 11, 1995

Subtopic: There is no Social Security Deficit
Brawl Over Social Security | Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2001
Critique: The GAO's $0.5 million study fails to dispel disturbing doubts about Social
Security's shaky actuarial projection
| May 3, 2000
Cooking Social Security's 'Deficit | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, January 4, 2000
Save Social Security? It's Already Solvent | Interview, The Christian Science Monitor,
September 20, 1999
Social Security Finances Are in Fine Shape | Article, Contingencies, May/June, 1999
MEMO RE: Social Security Actuaries's Changes in Methods and Assumptions,1979-1998
Prepared for Congressional Conference on Social Security, Jan. 21, 1999
No Need to Act Yet on Changing Social Security | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
November 11, 1998

Subtopic: Social Security Privatization as a Ponzi scheme
Staking Social Security | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, October 30, 2000
Where's the Payoff? Wall Street spent millions to promote the privatization of Social
Security - an idea going increasingly awry
| Interview, Investment Dealers' Digest,
August 9, 1999
Carl Ponzi Returns: The privatization of Social Security harkens back to an old scheme
Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, April 14, 1999
Response by Milton Evrati | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, August 9, 1999
Response to Milton Evrati | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, August 23, 1999
Response by John McManus (World's Biggest Ponzi Scheme) | Letter to the Editor,
The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 1998
Response to John McManus (Ponzi Wouldn't Bother With Social Security)
Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 1998
Social Fund Isn't Really a Ponzi Scheme of IOUs | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
June 24, 1996

Subtopic: Social Security's Rate of Return Beats the Stock Market
Social Security Options | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 5, 2001
Social Security vs. Stock | Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2000
Social Security Returns | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, May 1, 2000
Double-Income, Four Parents | Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal,
February 11, 1998
Response by John McManus (World's Biggest Ponzi Scheme) | Letter to the Editor,
The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 1998
Response to John McManus (Ponzi Wouldn't Bother With Social Security)
Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 1998

Subtopic: Beware of Chile's Privatized Social Security
Buyer BewareChile Pension Plan | Op-Ed, Newsday, Monday, June 29, 1998
The Lesson of Chilean Social Security: CAVEAT EMPTOR! | Article, Contingencies,
March/April 1998

Seminar: Is there a Social Security Deficit?
Social Security's Long-Term Deficit: Does it Exist? | Seminar, November 29, 2000

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Response to the January 8 article | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments,
March 18, 1996
Let's Put PBGC on Same Notice as Sponsors | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
January 8, 1996
PBGC'S $2.9 Billion Deficit: There is None | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
October 3, 1994
Actuary Says PBGC Figures Misleading | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments,
June 27, 1994
Is PBGC's Deficit Calculation Correct? | Op-Ed, Contingencies, May/June, 1994
Careful review of PBGC reform plans sought | Letter to the Editor, Business Insurance,
May 9, 1994
Response to the 13 December article | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments,
March 7, 1994
Too much reform for still-manageable problem | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
December 13, 1993
PBGC's non-alarmist Slate | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, July 26, 1993
Response to PBGC officials | Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments,
December 21, 1992
Ill-conceived PBGC's damage to pensions | Op-Ed (Part II), Pensions and Investments,
September 28, 1992
Protector becomes the threat to pensions | Op-Ed (Part I), Pensions and Investments,
September 14, 1992

Federal Regulations
An Early Warning System for Controlled Group Retirement Plans | Article, CPA Journal,
April 1996
The Facade of ERISA | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, August 22, 1994
New regulations more like restraining orders | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
March 2, 1992
More regulations bring more cost, less rule | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, July 5, 1991
Unmasking ERISA's "protections" | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, March 4, 1991

Miscellaneous
Buck the corporate bottom line | Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science Monitor,
August 1, 2002
Choosing referees and judges | Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science Monitor,
April 12, 2001
Skullduggery Control | Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, August 24, 2000
Special Legal Protection | Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, July 29, 1998
Valuing all benefits of employees | Editorial, Pensions and Investments,
March 3, 1997
New wrinkle in communications: an illustrated SPD | Article, Employee Benefit News,
June 1996
401(k) Plan Withdrawal Discrepancy Protection | Editorial, Pensions and
Investments
, March 3, 1997
The Age-weighted Profit Sharing Plan, a New Tool for Retirement | Article, Employee Benefit
News
, June 1996
Figuring out true cost of legislation | Editorial, Pensions and Investments, 1996
A Look at the GIC's New Competition: the BIC | Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
October 16, 1989
Medicaid: Facts and Fictions (Speech by David Langer)Congressional Record,
September 20, 1966

ARTICLES BY SOURCE

Business Insurance
Careful review of PBGC reform plans sought | Letter to the Editor, May 9, 1994

Chicago Tribune
Social Security plans leave much unanswered | Interview, June 21, 2001

Christian Science Monitor
Social Security is not in need of re-hashing ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science
Monitor
, August 12, 2004
Buck the corporate bottom line | Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science Monitor,
August 1, 2002
Saving Social Security? | Op-Ed, May 23, 2001
Choosing referees and judges | Letter to the Editor, April 12, 2001
Staking Social Security | Op-Ed, October 30, 2000
Social Security vs. Stock | Op-Ed, June 19, 2000
Why a Social Security 'crisis' grows more remote | Interview,
April 12, 2000
Cooking Social Security's 'Deficit | Op-Ed, January 4, 2000
Save Social Security? It's Already Solvent | Interview, September 20, 1999

Congressional Record
Medicaid: Facts and Fictions | Speech by David Langer, September 20, 1966

Contingencies
Social Security Finances Are in Fine Shape | Article, May/June, 1999
The Lesson of Chilean Social Security: CAVEAT EMPTOR! | Article, March/April, 1998
Social Security: Sorting Fact from Fiction | Article, March/April, 1997
Is PBGC's Deficit Calculation Correct? | Article, May/June, 1994

CPA Journal
Benefit and contribution limits under IRC section 415(e) repealed | Article, April 2000
An Early Warning System for Controlled Group Retirement Plans | Article, April 1996
401(k) Plan Withdrawal Discrepancy Protection | Article, 1996
The Age-weighted Profit Sharing Plan, a New Tool for Retirement | Article, 1996

Daily News
Vote results could put U.S. to test | Interview, November 5, 2000

Employee Benefit News
New wrinkle in communication: an illustrated SPD | Article, June 1996

Investment Dealers Digest
Where's the Payoff? Wall Street spent millions to promote the privitization of Social
Security-an idea going increasingly awry
| Interview, August 9, 1999

Newsday
Buyer Beware Chile Pension Plan | Op-Ed, Monday, June 29, 1998

Newsweek
A Challenge, Not A Crisis | Interview, July 3, 2000

Pension & Investments
Social Security Returns | Letter to the Editor, May 1, 2000
Privatization and Ponzi (Response to Milton Evrati) | Letter to the Editor, August 23, 1999
Ponzi Rebuttal (Response to David Langer) | Letter to the Editor, , August 9, 1999
Carl Ponzi Returns: The privatization of Social Security harkens back to an old scheme
Op-Ed article, April 14, 1999
Response by Milton Evrati | Letter to the Editor, August 9, 1999
Response to Milton Evrati | Letter to the Editor, August 23, 1999
Privatizing Social Security? | Letter to the Editor, July 21, 1997
Valuing all benefits of employees | Editorial, March 3, 1997
Don't Rush Change (Response to David Langer) | Letter to the Editor, September 30, 1996
Social Fund Isn't Really a Ponzi Scheme of IOUs | Op-Ed, June 24, 1996
Response to the January 8 article | Letter to the Editor, March 18, 1996
Let's Put PBGC on Same Notice as Sponsors | Op-Ed, January 8, 1996
PBGC'S $2.9 Billion Deficit: There is None | Op-Ed, October 3, 1994
The Facade of ERISA | Op-Ed, August 22, 1994
Actuary Says PBGC Figures Misleading | Letter to the Editor, June 27, 1994
Response to the 13 December article | Letter to the Editor, March 7, 1994
Too much reform for still-manageable problem | Op-Ed, December 13, 1993
PBGC's non-alarmist Slate | Letter to the Editor, July 26, 1993
Figuring out true cost of legislation | Editorial by Barry B. Burr, July 26, 1993
Response to PBGC officials | Letter to the Editor, December 21, 1992
Ill-conceived PBGC's damage to pensions | Op-Ed (Part II), September 28, 1992
Protector becomes the threat to pensions | Op-Ed (Part I), September 14, 1992
New regulations more like restraining orders | Op-Ed, March 2, 1992
More regulations bring more cost, less rule | Op-Ed, July 5, 1991
Unmasking ERISA's "protections" | Op-Ed, March 4, 1991
A Look at the GIC's New Competition: the BIC | Op-Ed, October 16, 1989

Reuters
Social Security Overhaul Questioned | Interview, Monday, July 2, 2001

Street.com
Will Social Security Reform Float Wall Street's Boat? | Interview, June 20, 2000

New York Times
Does the Social Security Crisis Add Up? ¦ The New York Times, January 16, 2005
Social Security: Questions to Ask ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
December 1, 2004
Letters ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, April 11, 2004
Hard Truths are Avoided on Social Security | Letter to the Editor, December 29, 2002
Social Security Tricks | Letter to the Editor, June 22, 2002
Social Security Options | Letter to the Editor, June 5, 2001
No Need to Act Yet on Changing Social Security | Letter to the Editor, 11/11/98
Special Legal Protection | Letter to the Editor, July 29, 1998
U.S. Government Bonds are Secure | Letter to the Editor, June 11, 1995

Wall Street Journal
It's Simple: Social Security Is Very Complex ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal,
December 7, 2004
Brawl Over Social Security | Letter to the Editor, June 21, 2001
Skullduggery Control | Letter to the Editor, August 24, 2000
Double-Income, Four Parents | Letter to the Editor, February 11, 1998
Response by John McManus (World's Biggest Ponzi Scheme) | Letter to the Editor,
February 23 1998
Response to John McManus (Ponzi Wouldn't Bother With Social Security)
Letter to the Editor, March 13, 1998

Washington Post
A Safety Net Whets Wall St. Appetites; Social Security Proposals Could Mean Billions
in Fees
| Interview, The Washington Post, January 7, 1997

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