Social Security

Tom Flanigan

At age 84, Social Security, America’s senior safety net program, is in its "Golden Years," but that may not last unless the federal government steps in. The program's birthday was marked with cake and a media event on Wednesday at Tallahassee City Hall with activists calling on congress to fully fund the Social Security trust fund. 

August 14th marks the 83rd birthday of Social Security. The Florida Alliance for Retired Americans celebrated the anniversary at Tallahassee City Hall by calling on lawmakers to protect the program. 

Tom Flanigan

Today (Monday, 8/15)) was the 81st anniversary of the Social Security program. Senior advocates and retirees were at the Florida Capitol to deliver a pledge to the office of one of the state’s U.S. Senators.

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 People are getting more nervous about retirement and social security.

Four in 10 Americans age 50 or older say they would dip into social security before reaching retirement age, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll.

A retiree advocate group held a birthday party for Social Security and Medicare in Tallahassee today (Friday, 8/14/15).  The occasion at the Westminster Oaks Retirement Community attracted plenty of partiers.

The party at the Westminster Oaks Maguire Center kicked off with some presentations.  David Jacobson with the Florida Alliance for Retired Americans said Social Security, now marking its 80th birthday, has fulfilled its promise for millions of retirees.