Rays of Wisdom: Social Security Basics

By , Guest Columnist Updated: January 04, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: January 03, 2019 3:19 PM CT
Ray and Dana Brandon
Guest Columnist

Ray and Dana Brandon

Ray Brandon, CEO of Brandon Financial Planning, and his wife, Dana, a licensed clinical social worker, can be reached at brandonplanning.com.

Ray’s Take: The first recipient of a Social Security check was to a woman named Miss Ida May Fuller. It was issued in 1939 in the amount of $22.54.


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