Some surprising facts about Social Security
In this article by Matt Montgomery, the author provides a list of interesting and sometimes surprising facts about America’s most important social benefit program, Social Security. This list includes important facts you should know, especially if you’re approaching Social Security eligibility age, but it also includes some trivia-type facts which are sure to amuse. This “Matt’s Money” article appears in the Rusk, TX Cherokeean Herald weekly publication, and notes that in the beginning Social Security was paid in an annual lump sum, the first of which was 17 cents. Click here to read more.