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Social Security has vital role in economic security after retiring

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Q: How important is Social Security to retirement income?

A: Social Security has a pivotal role in economic security for those at least age 65 although it was never intended to provide complete retirement income. The range is wide but, on average, SSA benefits provide 40 percent of pre-retirement earnings, less than recommended for a comfortable retirement.

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