Social Security helps George Arévalo care for his three grandchildren

From Social Security: What’s at Stake for Children, Youth, and Grandfamilies For his next birthday, George Arévalo has a simple plan to celebrate. “I’ll be doing what I’m supposed to be doing – taking care of the children.” With his wife Virginia, 77, George has cared for his three granddaughters, ages 6, 12, and 18, …

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Watch: Protect and Defend Social Security NOW!

On March 2nd, Seattle activists joined the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) in an informational picket to educate the public on the dire consequences of proposed Republican budget cuts to the Social Security Administration. We must stop these cuts to protect millions of old, young and disabled citizens who earned these benefits. Call Congress …

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How Social Security fills the gap for workers in small businesses

From the Alliance for Retired Americans: Today more than 70 million Americans work in private sector firms. Of that number, more than 10 million work in firms with fewer than 100 employees. Generally, the smaller the firm size, the less likely the firm will offer a defined benefit or defined contribution retirement plan to workers. …

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