Social Security And Medicare Lifetime Benefits And Taxes

A new brief from the Urban Institute provides updated estimates of Social Security and Medicare lifetime benefits and taxes for households with different earnings histories, updated to the latest information on income, prices, mortality, and related factors. Tables illustrate how these programs continuously evolve over a 100-year period, stretching from a cohort born around the turn of the 20th century to millennials just entering adulthood.  

The brief can be obtained at