If you have turned on your TV or surfed the Internet in the past two weeks, there is a good chance you have heard a thing or two about the dispute surrounding the nation’s debt ceiling. So what does all of this have to do with Social Security disability payments? First, check out this video from CNN that explains exactly what all the news is about: CNN Video: Explain it to me: Debt Ceiling
Now, watch this video below from a CBS News interview with President Obama. If you would like to skip all the political talk and get right to the point of this blog, fast forward to the 4:40 mark when the interviewer asks the question about the Social Security checks slated to be mailed on August 3rd.
More Information on Debt Ceiling and Social Security Payments:
- Obama: Social Security Checks Threatened If Debt Ceiling Deal Isn’t Reached (Huffington Post)
- Debt-limit delay would jeopardize Social Security payments (USA Today)
- Debt Ceiling Impasse Could Delay Social Security Payments (Jeffrey A. Rabin & Assoc)