I have paid into Social Security for over 40 years and my son has paid in for 25 years and will continue to pay. How are you going to keep our money safe for all people that have contributed?
Many seniors depend on SS to eat and put a roof over their head
Social Security funding must be improved over the next few decades to preserve current level of benefits. And with rising costs, benefits need to rise. What changes will you make to protect seniors?
Most seniors depend on their monthly SSA check. With so many retirement investments lost during the 2007-09 financial crisis, we must keep this program running efficiently.
35yrs as RN, disabled due to illness, on SSDI as only income source & Medicare. I abhor the idea of privatization & voucher of either or both. Divested 401K's w/ penalties prior to SSDI award by Judge
Social Security provides the backbone of financial support for retired Americans. Many are concerned about the financial challenges that Social Security faces.
I am 64 and plan to start collecting social security in two years, as is my due having paid into the system for over 40 years. I will depend on that money to help me get by. How will you help me?
Soc. Security funds are in the general fund for Congress, and have been pirated for other programs. Plans are needed to secure the funding without privatizing and making subject to market speculation
Social Security is a government program that we paid in to during our working years to secure a financial supplement for our retirement. The government isn't giving us something for nothing!
The threat of losing social security by conservatives worries most Americans. How will you protect the future of the retired, elderly and disabled?
Republicans want to privatize and reduce funding. Many Democrats would like to see the cap lifted, so wealthy pay on more income. Lives are at stake.
What would you do to ensure that Social Security and Social Security Disability will continue to help those of us in Need for years to come
The number of voters aged 65 or older exceeds that of millennials yet there has been remarketly less outreach to our emerging elder population who tend to vote in large numbers.
Americans pay into their own Social Security. Since Reagan Congress has RAIDED SS. What will you do to PROTECT SS, and lower the retirement age back to 65?
With more the 60 MILLION people collecting Social Security and rising, what is your plan to ensure social security now and for the future?
This program deserves a secure future. Social Security is the main, and for many the only, source of income in retirement. This was worked through effectively and in a bi-partisan way some time ago.
Our entire working careers, we have paid into this program. It was called a Payroll deduction, now its called an entitlement. Working people have earned this. Reform the program to exclude the frauds
The increases in Social Security benefits have been minimal if at all. People who rely on Social Security benefits are struggling to make ends meet.
Also how will you make sure it keeps up with the rising cost of living in that time?
A wall won't stop illegals, they will find a way to get in. Would you spend more billions to stop tunnels for example?
It is reported that the deficit has been reduced by almost 10% ($1T) since Pres. Obama took office. How will reducing revenue and therefore, increasing the deficit and debt, improve the economy?