Social Security Paper (2–3 pages)
Research the development and administration of the US Social Security program. Include its history, current structure, and calculation of benefits; also, include other benefits available through the program.
To learn about your retirement benefits, go to https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement/learn.html
Factors affecting the calculation of benefits can be found at https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10070.pdf
Estimate your benefits using the Retirement Calculator.
Written projects must be:
- typed, double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or Arial font, with margins no wider than one inch
- have footnotes or endnotes, with correct citations
- have a bibliography of sources used
- include, for each entry, the author, title, city and state of publisher, publisher’s name, year, and page numbers
- prepared using word processing software (Microsoft Word preferred), in a manner similar to the preparation of a written assignment for classroom submission