There’s been a lot of talk about Social Security, but one thing that hasn’t come up in the conversation is the vital role it plays as an engine of the U.S. economy.
Social Security Generates $30.4 Billion in Economic Activity, Supports 190,000 Jobs in Massachusetts
AARP Study Quantifies Social Security Benefits’ Critical Contributions to National, State Economies
AARP Massachusetts invites local residents to voice their thoughts and concerns about the future of Medicare and Social Security during a You’ve Earned a Say Community Conversation this week on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m., at the senior center in Medford, MA.
On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, which provides an average monthly retirement benefit of $1,173 to more than one million Massachusetts residents (pdf), AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement:
Americans have paid into Medicare and Social Security and they've earned a voice in the debate about the future of these programs.
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