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Women rely more heavily than men on income from Social Security. We're working to protect Social Security and improve benefits for vulnerable beneficiaries.

Highlights

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.

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Fact Sheet | Making the Most of Your Retirement Income: Social Security Worker Benefits

May 9, 2014

This fact sheet provides information about some things to think about as you consider how and when you will claim Social Security benefits as a worker.

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Fact Sheet | Making the Most of Your Retirement Income: Social Security for Spouses, Divorced Spouses, and Widows/Widowers

May 9, 2014

This fact sheet explains how and when to claim benefits as a spouse, widow(er), divorced spouse, or widowed divorced spouse.

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Issue Briefs | Women and Social Security

April 16, 2014

Social Security benefits are especially important to women—and women’s average benefits are just $13,100 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.

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More Resources

Webinars & Presentations | When Should I Take Social Security?

May 15, 2014

Fact Sheet | Making the Most of Your Retirement Income: Savings

May 09, 2014

Fact Sheet | Making the Most of Your Retirement Income: Social Security for Spouses, Divorced Spouses, and Widows/Widowers

May 09, 2014

Fact Sheet | Making the Most of Your Retirement Income: Social Security Worker Benefits

May 09, 2014