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    or circumstance, and depend on social security to help support them financially. Most people save for higher education for themselves, their children, or their own retirement, but in the instance where one is no longer working, loses a spouse, or is physically incapable of working, they can fall back onto their savings, or government assistance to help support them. However, when mass financial instability occurs in a country, it damages their economy greatly.…

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    Social Security Analysis

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    One: SOCIAL SECURITY. The government program that I have decided to analyze is social security. With social security, the government makes direct payments to citizens. Step Two: A. What is the history of the program? The program of social security first began with something known as the Social Security Act of 1935 but it was originally called the Economic Security Act. The benefit payments and social security taxes only started in the beginning of 1937. Benefits for disabilities began in the…

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    Challenges of the Social Security Program and Possible Reforms Social Security has long been a cornerstone of the American life. However, in the more recent years, there have been problems arising with the funding of the social security, with the Social Security Trust Fund to be completely depleted by 2033, and the number of Baby Boomers far outweighing the number of Generation X’ers and Millennials alike. So what are some challenges facing America’s Social Security program today and what can…

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    Social Security Reform

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    As the reality of the Social Security systems impending failures under its current construct, there has been a growing agreement throughout the United States’ population and government regarding the need to reform the Social Security system. With the trust fund projected to be depleted in but a few decades from now, it is time the debate progresses beyond generalities and hypotheticals and examination of the implementation of specific proposals for reforming Social Security takes place. In…

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    Imagine that all personal information such as social security numbers, past private conversations, and password information was able to be legally taken by the government as long as they claimed they had a good reason for it. Now, imagine that because of the government allowing themselves this power they also make your information unsecure and more easily attainable by hackers. If the United States government gets their way this scenario will be played out. In the past months of 2016, the…

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    Discussion 1: Social Security and Social Welfare Programs The way social security is difference from the public assistance program involves a working person to participate in taxation in social security investment by investing their money toward retirement (Popple & Leighninger, 2015). Consequently, social security is an entitlement given to the working class that has invested a qualifying working years to receive a monthly income from age sixty-two and above. In contrast, every state has a…

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    Social security has long been the United States governments most popular program. Social security was signed into law in 1935. At the time, it was designed to be a key provider of income for Americans who reach the retirement age, become disabled, or pass away. The key idea was that the whole economy would benefit if the money were put into the hands of the older Americans who would spend at a high rate and serve as a stimulator for economic recovery. Social security was set up to pay benefits…

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    late to tell. Social Security was created in 1935 in response to a national crisis that started with a stock market crash, continuing with years of economic decline. What started as a simple way to help older Americans recover what they lost for a few years, turned into one of the biggest entitlements and spending programs in the United States to date. Its purpose has been thoroughly exhausted and become an unnecessary fall back and to many, an insufficient backup plan. However, if these…

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    Introduction The social safety net in the United States is a complex and varying system. The social safety net in the United States was numerous critics and proponents that try to make the system better or reform the system to fix perceived errors. The two major components of the welfare system in the United States is the Social Security or old age insurance and the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF). These programs have different perceptions with the American public and those…

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    On January 31st, 1940, Ida May Fuller received the first Social Security check from the United States government. Since then, the social welfare program that began as part of FDR’s New Deal has grown to be the largest in the United States. In 2014, more the 59 million people received close to $848.5 billion in benefits from the program The SSA estimates that the benefits equate the approximately 40% of the earnings of the recipients. While Social Security does not completely cover living costs…

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