Social Security Keeps 22 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-By-State Analysis

Sep 2018
6,740
1,148
cleveland ohio
Social Security benefits play a vital role in reducing poverty in every state. WITHOUT SOCIAL SECURITY, 22.1 MILLION MORE AMERICANS WOULD BE POOR.Without Social Security, 22.1 million more Americans would be poor, according to the latest available Census data. Although most of those whom Social Security keeps out of poverty are elderly, nearly a third are under age 65, including 1.1 million children. (See Table 1.) Social Security is particularly important for elderly women and minority families, who have fewer retirement resources outside of Social Security. Depending on their design, reductions in Social Security benefits could significantly increase poverty, particularly among the elderly.

Social Security Keeps 22 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-By-State Analysis
 
Sep 2015
14,304
5,088
Brown Township, Ohio
Social Security benefits play a vital role in reducing poverty in every state. WITHOUT SOCIAL SECURITY, 22.1 MILLION MORE AMERICANS WOULD BE POOR.Without Social Security, 22.1 million more Americans would be poor, according to the latest available Census data. Although most of those whom Social Security keeps out of poverty are elderly, nearly a third are under age 65, including 1.1 million children. (See Table 1.) Social Security is particularly important for elderly women and minority families, who have fewer retirement resources outside of Social Security. Depending on their design, reductions in Social Security benefits could significantly increase poverty, particularly among the elderly.

Social Security Keeps 22 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-By-State Analysis
Balderdash, fast food joints are hiring. Poor people live hand to mouth and when working at a fast food joint they can sneak a hamburger every once in a while.
 
Sep 2018
6,740
1,148
cleveland ohio
Balderdash, fast food joints are hiring. Poor people live hand to mouth and when working at a fast food joint they can sneak a hamburger every once in a while.
is that a joke or are you seriously that sick in the head? this is why i am moving back to holland icant stand how cruel you americans are