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Social Security’s Impact on the National Economy

En español | Social Security is a critical federal program that promotes income stability among households in the United States.   It does so by providing a steady stream of income to replace lost wages due to retirement, disability, or death.  The role that Social Security benefits play in the economic security of the 57 million people who received it in 2012 is well known, but its importance to the broader economy has received little attention.    … Back to Article

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