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What benefits are included in Social Security, who may recei

What benefits are included in Social Security, who may receive benefits, and who pays for Social Security?

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Social security can be collected by any individual that has paid into social security before their retirement. Persons who reach full retirement age of 67 years old are able to collect the maximum amount of social security benefits. Social security "replaces a percentage of your earnings when you retire, become disabled, or die" (SSA, 2012). The benefits for a deceased taxpayer go to their children or the ...

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What benefits are included in Social Security, who may receive benefits, and who pays for Social Security?

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