Academic journal article Social Security Bulletin

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Academic journal article Social Security Bulletin

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Social Security Bulletin

This quarterly journal has been a mainstay in the income security research arena for more than 60 years, Its analytical articles contribute to the discussion on how we as a nation can provide the best system of economic security for the aged, disabled, and survivors of deceased workers, and how we can protect our vulnerable poor. Each issue also contains the latest available data on benefits and beneficiaries under Social Security (retirement, survivors, and disability programs) and the Supplemental Security Income program.

Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security

Your frequently asked questions are answered in this easy to-to-understand chartbook. Most of the data are from the detailed statistical tables published in the Annual Statistical Supplement. This booklet highlights the role of Social Security and SSI in helping to reduce poverty, especially among children, Data are also presented on the economic status of our older population.

Income of the Population 56 or Older

Detailed information can be found in the more than 70 statistical tables in this biennial report, They focus on the major sources of income-Social Security benefits, assets, pensions, earnings, and public assistance-and amounts of income, with special emphasis on some aspects of the income of those 65 or older. The data are shown by age, sex, marital status, and Hispanic origin.

Income the Aged Chartbook

This quick reference with easy to understand graphics highlight selected data from the detailed tabular report Income of the Population 55 or Older described above. …

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