A brief, informative history of Social Security
Emily Brandon of U.S. News discusses how Social Security benefits have changed over time. She provides answers to these questions, among others, including how the program has modernized in the last six years. What Is the Social Security Act? When Was Social Security Established? Why Was it Created? When Did Spousal and Child Payments Begin? When Did Social Security Start to Include Disability Benefits? How Has the Retirement Age Changed? When Did Benefits Become Taxable? How Much Have Payroll Taxes Increased? When Did Cost-of-Living Adjustments Become Automatic? How Have Payments Changed Over Time? Gain answers to these questions in the full article here.