Web Exercises

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From a sociological perspective, retirement is one of the major changes in a family’s life course. The Social Security Administration maintains comprehensive retirement resources.

You may access the Social Security Administration website here: http://www.ssa.gov.

Once you have explored the resources, click on “Retirement Estimator” to determine the benefits you will be entitled to once you retire. There is growing concern that the Social Security system may run out of resources in the near future. Are you concerned that you may not receive benefits when you retire? Why or why not?