Mikki Waid

Mikki D. Waid, Ph.D. is a Senior Strategic Policy Advisor on the Economic Security Team in the AARP Public Policy Institute. She is responsible for research and analyses of policy issues relating to Social Security and retirement security. Dr. Waid is also an expert on the differences in wealth and economic security by race.
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On July 28, the Social Security Administration released The 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees, which details the financial status of the Social Security program. The report makes clear that:
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To help celebrate Social Security's 78 th anniversary, here is a comparison of how the country - and Social Security - have changed since 1940, when Ida May Fuller received Social Security's first monthly benefit.
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Last week marked the 78 th anniversary of the passing of the Social Security Act. To commemorate, this blog post looks back to see how Social Security has changed over the years. Below, you will find a timeline highlighting famous firsts, important legislation and the growth of one of America's most popular programs.
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On Friday, May 31, The Social Security Administration released The 2013 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees  which details the financial status of the Social Security program. The following are key facts from the report.
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The writer Oscar Wilde said "When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is." This is a great insight into how vital money can be at older ages - when we have a much more difficult time earning money or just can no longer work.
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