Social Security debate: Take the quiz
It's a popular but complex system. As policymakers and politicos argue about its fiscal condition, here's a quick test of what you know about Social Security.
By Jeanne Sahadi, senior writer
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1. When Social Security was first created, it protected:
Those too disabled to work
Certain retired workers from poverty
Retired workers' families
All of the above
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