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Social Security: Who’s Counting on It?

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This Fact Sheet by Selena Caldera of AARP's Public Policy Institute Economics team illustrates the importance of resolving Social Security’s long-term solvency problem by highlighting the critical role Social Security plays in securing the income of many Americans. This fact sheet uses 2009 beneficiary data from the Social Security Administration and income data from the March 2009 supplement of the Current Population Survey to update the data provided in fact sheet 154, Social Security: Ten Facts that Matter. … Back to Article

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