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AARP on White House Budget Proposal

Posted on 03/4/2014 by | AARP Kansas | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Kansas | Money & Work | Press FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 4, 2014 CONTACT: AARP Media Relations, 202-434-2560, media@aarp.org, @AARPMedia   AARP on White House Budget Proposal Urges Responsible Health Savings, Pleased Social Security a Separate Conversation WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Executive Vice President Nancy A. LeaMond released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s FY2015 budget proposal: “As AARP reviews the details of the President’s proposals, particularly the proposed changes in Medicare, it’s important to emphasize the need for health care cost containment, not simply cost …

Social Security Keeps Many Out of Poverty

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Advocacy | Home & Family | Money & Work | South Dakota Social Security keeps more than a third (36.5 percent) of South Dakotans age 65 and older out of poverty, according to a new report from the AARP Public Policy Institute. About 8 percent in that age group live in poverty even with Social Security income. About half of state residents 65-plus rely on Social Security for at least 50 percent of their family income, and 1 in 5 relies on Social Security for at least 90 percent of family income. …

1.3 million

Posted on 03/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | Texas | Uncategorized That’s how many Texans were kept out of poverty by Social Security income each year, on average, from 2010 to 2012, according to an AARP Public Policy Institute report. Of those, 871,000 were 65 or older. Nationally, Social Security kept more than 22 million people out of poverty; over 15 million were 65-plus.

1.2 million

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Money & Work | New York That’s how many New Yorkers were kept out of poverty by Social Security income each year, on average, from 2010 to 2012, according to an AARP Public Policy Institute report. Of those, 886,000 were 65 or older. Nationally, Social Security kept more than 22 million people out of poverty; over 15 million were 65-plus.

290,000

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Money & Work | Oregon | Uncategorized That’s how many Oregonians were kept out of poverty by Social Security income each year, on average, from 2010 to 2012, according to an AARP Public Policy Institute report. Of those, 194,000 were 65 or older. Nationally, Social Security kept more than 22 million people out of poverty; over 15 million were 65-plus.

529,000

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Missouri | Money & Work That’s how many Missourians were kept out of poverty by Social Security income each year, on average, from 2010 to 2012, according to an AARP Public Policy Institute report. Of those, 340,000 were 65 or older. Nationally, Social Security kept more than 22 million people out of poverty; over 15 million were 65-plus.