Taxation is the primary way governments fund essential programs and services. The following principles support this goal while also ensuring equity in how revenues are raised.
The following principles guide AARP’s efforts to ensure financial security in retirement.
These principles provide a framework for key components of low-income assistance, including income and nutrition assistance programs, access to social supports, and access to basic necessities.
Maintaining trust and confidence in the government requires strong democratic processes and government institutions.
Americans’ retirement income comes from several sources. For most, Social Security income is the foundation of financial security in retirement.