by Lawrence A. Hunter
Institute for Policy Innovation
August 13, 2004
Policy Report
Escalating federal spending presents a real and present danger to the fiscal health of the nation. The solution to bringing congressional budgeting back under control is personal retirement accounts. They would provide a built-in mechanism to control federal spending, pay off the national debt, eliminate the long-run unfunded liability of Social Security, keep the trust funds perpetually solvent, and boost economic growth



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