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Social Security Basics

If you're approaching retirement age, or simply planning for your future, you'll want to know how to ensure a secure, comfortable income when you retire or should disability prevent you from working. Understanding Social Security can provide some peace of mind. Social Security provides retired workers with a continued income after retirement and can provide important benefits to the disabled and dependents of a deceased worker. FindLaw's Social Security Basics section is here to provide the resources and answers you need to understand the Social Security system.

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