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Four Things Women Need to Know About Social Security

Learn about how social security protects you and your family.


Ever since a legal secretary named Ida May Fuller received the first retirement benefit check in 1940, women have been counting on Social Security to provide much-needed retirement income. Social Security provides other important benefits too, including disability and survivor benefits that can help women of all ages and their family members.

Get answers to your questions about:

  • How does Social Security protect you and your family?
  • How do you qualify for benefits?
  • What will your retirement benefit be?
  • When should you begin receiving retirement benefits?

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