Take this Social Security Quiz
It’s America’s most important social insurance and retirement program. So why do Americans know so little about it? Selena Maranjian provides results of a survey conducted between 2014 and 2021 as part of the “Understanding America Study,” which sought to determine public knowledge about the Social Security retirement program. Knowledge was measured as a percentage of 14 questions answered correctly. Respondents answered nearly 51% of the questions correctly. Here’s a sampling below. For answers go to full article here.
- True or false: The amount of Social Security retirement benefits is not affected by the age at which someone starts claiming.
- True or false: Social Security benefits are adjusted for inflation.
- True or false: Someone who has never worked for pay may still be able to claim benefits if his or her spouse qualifies for Social Security.