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    The Road to Social Security

    The Social Security Act's impact on American history has changed the face of government programs and social reform, thanks to Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

    Know Your Social Security Rules

    Social Security benefits survey from AARP tells retirees to know details as they reach retirement age to better plan for retirement.

    How FDR Created Social Security

    Social Security history of retirement benefits and the millions of Americans who got their Social Security card under President Roosevelt.

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    Women and Social Security Benefits

    Income, natural longevity, disability — even a spouse’s work record — factor into Social Security benefits for women

    Social Security Benefits Calculator

    What’s the perfect partner to your Social Security income? A free tool to help you maximize it.  

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    Going Online With Social Security

    An online My Social Security account gives you easy access to your work history, retirement and benefits information and statements

    Your Questions

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    7 Myths of Social Security

    Social Security has a complicated set of rules and lots of exceptions to those rules, so it’s no surprise that myths have arisen over the years

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    2016 Social Security Changes

    Here’s what to look for in your benefits check and paycheck deductions.

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    Top Social Security Questions Answered

    Chances are good the answer you need about Social Security benefits — eligibility, disability, taxes and more — is right here.

    Resources

    Social Security for Dummies, 2nd edition

    Social Security For Dummies

    Get expert advice for ensuring you're receiving your maximum benefits.

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    Social Security A to Z Glossary

    Search AARP's Glossary of Social Security Terms for key definitions, resources and information on benefits and eligibility.

    Quiz: Are You Savvy About Social Security?

    Think you know Social Security? Test your smarts on this great American retirement program.


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