Social Security: What Would Happen If the Trust Funds Ran Out? [September 12, 2017] [open pdf - 895KB]
"Each year when the Social Security trustees release their annual report, attention is focused on the projection of the year that the Social Security trust funds will become insolvent. In their 2017 report, the trustees project that, under their intermediate assumptions and under current law, the Federal Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund will become depleted in 2028 and the Federal OldAge and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund will do so in 2035.1 Although the two funds are legally separate, they are often described in combination. The trustees project that the combined Old-Age, Survivors, Disability Insurance (OASDI) trust funds will become depleted in 2034"
CRS Report for Congress, RL33514
Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html