25 Social Security facts & figures you need to see

Social Security is arguably the most important program for our nation's retired workforce. Without it, many seniors might be struggling to pay their bills during their golden years. But it's also a largely misunderstood and unknown program to many Americans.

With this in mind, let's take a closer look at 25 vital Social Security facts & figures that should better explain the importance of Social Security, as well as simplify what might appear to be a complicated program.

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