Quick facts about why Social Security is vital to Washington women and families

Via the National Women's Law Center: Social Security is a family insurance plan that provides retirement benefits and life and disability insurance to Washington’s working families. About 1 in 6 residents – about 1,046,200 people – receives disability, survivor, and/or retirement benefits from Social Security. 93 percent of residents 65 and older receive Social Security …

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Free webinars for women on Social Security and retirement planning

It’s tougher for women to achieve a secure retirement. Women generally earn less than men — and live longer. But there are steps you can take to prepare for retirement, whether you’ve just started working or are nearing retirement age. The National Women’s Law Center is hosting a two-part series of free webinars for service …

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