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When will the Social Security Trust Fund start declining in real (inflation-adjusted) value?

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The Social Security Trust Fund began declining in real value during 2011. The Social Security Administration and many media outlets have reported that the trust fund will grow through 2020, but that claim fails to account for the effects of inflation, which have overrun all trust fund gains and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future.

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