Social Security

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A general term used to refer to the programs mandated in the United States by the Social Security Act of 1935. With the amendments made to the act since then, it now consists of benefits for old age, survivors, and disability. Through social security, programs that provide assistance to certain segments of the public are administrated, such as Public Assistance.

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After she retired, my mother started collecting Social Security payments in order to supplement her other forms of retirement income.
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There are several people who rely on social security in the United States to meet all of there needs, they receive money from the government to help them survive either after retirement or if they become disabled and unable to work.
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Your social security number is very important in the United States; it's a number that signifies who you are to those who don't know you.
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