“What is Social Security?”
Understanding even the most basic elements of the national Social Security program is an elusive goal for many who will ultimately rely on the program for security in their later years. So, an article which clearly explains the history and basic principles of this vital Federal program is a very timely and valuable asset. To update the numbers reflected in this article, today about 175 million workers contribute to Social Security and about 63 million people receive benefits, but the article is nevertheless an excellent explanation of what Social Security is – a crucial support program for Americans of all ethnic, social and economic backgrounds. Click here to read more in this article published by the National Indian Council on Aging.