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Social Security Works for People With Disabilities In December 2008, over 9.3 million people received Social Security disability benefits 9.3 million people with disabilities, their spouses and children 7.4 million disabled workers under the full retirement age 1.9...

Social Security Works for People of Color * The Social Security program itself is race blind; the benefits it pays are a function of a worker’s earnings history and family situation. * Studies show African Americans receive modestly more in Social Security benefits for...

Social Security Works for Women

# With longer life expectancies than men, elderly women tend to live more years in retirement and have a greater chance of exhausting other sources of income. They benefit from Social Security's cost-of-living protections because benefits are annually adjusted for...

Social Security Works For America

In honor of the 75th anniversary of Social Security we are kicking off a blog series called "Social Security Works..." every post will examine an aspect or group of people that Social Security works for, today we will examine how Social Security works for America....

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