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Little-known facts about one of America's best-loved programs

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The program is going broke, politicians squander payroll taxes—and four other falsehoods

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Over 58 million Americans receive Social Security. Tell Congress to protect your heard-earned benefits

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Can You Retire on Social Security Alone?

It’s not easy, but living on social security can be done. Here’s how

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Don't Be Clueless About Your Social Security Benefits

Almost a quarter of future retirees who expect to receive Social Security either guess or don't know how much their benefits will be

5 Countries Where Social Security Will Let You Retire in Style

Relying on nothing but Social Security certainly isn’t a sound retirement plan, but in these sunny destinations, it's more than enough to live the good life

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