Social Security in the U.S.

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
Source: Social Security Administration, .

Old Age, Disability, and Survivors Insurance

Who Pays for the Insurance?

How to Apply for Benefits

What Does Social Security Offer?

You Can Earn Income without Losing Benefits

Supplemental Security Income

How to Protect Your Social Security Record

Social Security Contribution and Rate Schedule

Delayed Retirement Credit Rates

Work Credits Required for Living Persons To Be Fully Insured at Age 62

The original Social Security Act was passed in 1935 and is administered by the Social Security Administration and other agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services.

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