social security 75th anniversary

More Than Just a Number

Posted on 09/8/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & SavingsMembers of Congress will be returning to Washington DC next week after a month-long recess. How about we give them a nice welcome-back present? AARP is delivering photos to Congress to show them the faces of real people who are counting on them to protect Social Security from unfair cuts. Add your face to our photo petition and show Congress one more reason why they must fight to strengthen Social Security: YOU. It’s easy and only takes a minute! It’s …

Happy 75th, Social Security!

Posted on 08/13/2010 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsAs most of you probably know, this week is Social Security’s 75th anniversary, since the program was created. And AARP took it upon ourselves to create a cool visual timeline to check all the milestones in Social Security’s 75-year history. After all, there is a lot to cover! Make sure to check it out. Also makes sure to check out an AARP Social Security Survey Report released this week on public opinion and trends of the program. Some really interesting …