Your Social Security Number: The 9-Digit Evolution (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)
Your unique 9-digit Social Security number follows you throughout your lifetime. How did this number’s importance evolve? Discover answers in the January 2020 issue of Page One Economics®: Focus on Finance, which traces Social Security number usage from its beginning in 1935 to current times.
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