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Surprising Facts About a Survivor – Social Security

Happy 78th birthday, Social Security. Since FDR signed you into law on Aug. 14, 1935, you’ve survived wars, budget cuts and changing demographics. Today you may be older than most of your beneficiaries, but you’re still central to secure retirement.

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social security cardHere are some surprising facts about the program:


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