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Fact Sheet | Disability Insurance Is Vital to Women’s Economic Security

February 25, 2015

This fact sheets explains how the importance of Social Security Disability Insurance to women's economic security has increased as women's labor force participation has increased.


Issue Briefs | Women and Social Security

February 23, 2015

Social Security benefits are especially important to women—and women’s average benefits are just $13,500 per year. The proposed cuts to Social Security are cuts that women and families cannot afford. Check out this this fact sheet to learn more key facts on the impact of Social Security on women and their families.


Legal Briefs & Testimony | Testimony of Joan Entmacher Before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security

July 29, 2014

Invited testimony by Joan Entmacher explains that Social Security is the basis of retirement security for most Americans and should be protected and enhanced, not cut. The Social Security Administration needs adequate funding to ensure that Americans receive the benefits they have earned in full and on time.


Webinars & Presentations | When Should I Take Social Security?

May 15, 2014

This webinar provides tips on how and when to take Social Security, what benefits you are entitled to as the spouse, widow(ers) and divorced spouse of a worker, why Social Security is important to Latinos, and why it pays to wait to receive Social Security benefits.


More Resources

Fact Sheet | Planning for Retirement Checklist

October 08, 2015

Fact Sheet | Part-Time Workers Are Paid Less, Have Less Access to Benefits—and Two-Thirds Are Women

September 01, 2015

Legal Briefs & Testimony | NWLC Comments in Support of the Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest Proposed Rule

July 31, 2015

Reports & Toolkits | Our Moment: An Economic Agenda for Women and Families

May 12, 2015

Fact Sheet | Disability Insurance Is Vital to Women’s Economic Security

February 25, 2015