A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 03/29/2017 The Value of Social Security Even for some of the wealthiest investors in the United States, Social Security is going to play a notable role in their lives post-retirement.The federal program, which began in 1935 to ensure retired Americans would have income after their left the workforce, is considered one of the most treasured national financial ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.