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How Does Social Security Work? 12 Questions Answered

Money Talks News Logo By Robin Hartill of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 13: This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder. Social Security isn’t just a retirement program. It also provides for people who are disabled, the survivors of workers who have died, and the dependents of recipients. However, because retirees are by far the largest group of people to receive benefits, we’re focusing on Social Security retirement benefits in this article. Following are answers to common questions about how they work. It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

How Does Social Security Work? 12 Questions Answered

This story originally appeared on The Penny Hoarder.

Social Security isn’t just a retirement program. It also provides for people who are disabled, the survivors of workers who have died, and the dependents of recipients.

However, because retirees are by far the largest group of people to receive benefits, we’re focusing on Social Security retirement benefits in this article. Following are answers to common questions about how they work.

It's not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

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