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Social Security: A Key Part of Policies to Strengthen Retirement Security

By: Virginia P. Reno
Published: June 2012

Comments of Virginia P. Reno, Vice President for Income Security at the National Academy of Social Insurance, prepared for AARP’s Retirement Security Working Group, June 29, 2012.

The handout makes the following points:

  • Social Security is the foundation of economic security for older Americans.
  • Social Security has many features of an ideal retirement plan.
  • Improving Social Security is a key part of retirement security policy.
  • Three policy changes could fully finance Social Security and pay for much-needed benefit improvements.

Download the handout below to learn more.