- Government Relations
Social Security: a simple concept
Social Security reaches almost every family, and at some
point, touches the lives of nearly all Americans.
Social Security helps older Americans, workers who
become disabled, and families in which a spouse or
parent dies. Today, about 167 million people work and
pay Social Security taxes and about 59 million people
receive monthly Social Security benefits.
Most of our beneficiaries are retirees and their families —
about 42 million people.
But Social Security was never meant to be the only
source of income for p
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- Ms. Yolanda YorkPublic Affairs Specialist