In 1935, The Social Security program was signed into law, by Franklin Roosevelt.
Ida May Fuller was the first ever recipient of Social Security.
Before retiring, and after paying only three years of payroll taxes, a total of $24.75 towards the program; by the time Ida passed away, in 1975, she had collected a total of $22,888.92 in Social Security benefits.
Not bad, huh? Can someone please tell me where I can make 1000% interest on my investments?