This fact sheet by Selena Caldera of the AARP Public Policy Institute describes how women benefit from the Social Security program and illustrates the importance of Social Security to women’s retirement security. This fact sheet uses 2010 beneficiary data from the Social Security Administration to describe women’s Social Security benefits and income data from the March 2011 supplement of the Current Population Survey to describe women’s reliance on Social Security.
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