Social Security is going to be in the news a lot in the coming weeks. As one who’s nearly old enough to start collecting benefits, I should start paying attention to its history and who it serves. For example, the program is 77 years old today. That’s means Social Security is more than old enough to collect Social Security.
Here’s an explainer on the program:
- Social Security on today’s Money 101 (kfwbam.com)
- 77 Years After It Became Law, Social Security Keeps 20 Million Americans Out Of Poverty (thinkprogress.org)
- Happy Birthday, Social Security! (crooksandliars.com)