trust fund

Coal mine near Charleston.  (credit:  Lou Jones/Getty Images)

After Coal, W.Va. Push For Natural Gas Trust Fund

For decades, coal from West Virginia’s vast deposits was mined, loaded on rail cars and hauled off without leaving behind a lasting trust fund financed by the state’s best-known commodity. Big coal’s days are waning, but now a new bonanza in the natural gas fields has state leaders working to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

09/14/2013

The government said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trustees: Baby Boomers Will Exhaust Medicare Trust Fund By 2026

The government said Friday that Medicare’s giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033.

05/31/2013

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