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Social Security has built-in fail-safes, won't run dry

Jan 02, 2019 - USA Today

Social Security is unequivocally the nation's most important social program.

Each month, over 62million Americans take home a benefit check, of which 62 percent of aged beneficiaries lean on to comprise at least half of their income. Without Social Security, retired workers, the elderly, and even the surviving spouses and/or children of deceased workers could see considerably higher rates of poverty.

But for as much as Social Security has done over a nearly eight-decade period, it ha...