Social Security

Claiming Social Security earlier means more time receiving benefits, but that action will permanently reduce them, which can threaten financial health at older ages.
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Polling data shows that contrary to popular belief, support for Social Security is consistently high in all age groups in the United States
Happy Birthday, Social Security — AARP
This summer marks another successful anniversary for Social Security and Medicare as Social Security turns 83 and Medicare turns 53.
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Representative payees are vital to the well-being of millions of Social Security beneficiaries, and most perform their duties well; nevertheless, the program can be strengthened.
AARP Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond was recently named a 2017 Top Lobbyist by The Hill. 
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Policymakers have been talking on and off for decades about ways to make Social Security solvent and adequate. However, the conversation often seems stuck in the 1980s, the last time Social Security was addressed, with a small set of policy tools to raise revenue or cut benefits being recommended…
Tax day for 2016 returns is April 18, 2017
By midnight on April 18, millions of Americans will have hit the File button in their tax preparation apps or dropped their tax returns in the mail. With 2017 tax season almost behind us, it’s a good time to take a look at taxes as they relate to Americans over 50 — specifically, older Americans’…
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Today, Social Security turns 81 years old.
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In the next few months America will elect a new president who will take an oath to preserve, protect and defend our Constitution. Th at person will commit to executing the promises made during the campaign, and voters will begin to hold them accountable. For the past year, AARP has been front and…
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AARP Opens Field Offices in Seven States
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