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Eddie Pirkowski on Social Security

 

 


Keep system, with private Social Security savings accounts

Q: What is your viewpoint on the current state of social security?

A: STRONG; LEAVE SOCIAL SECURITY ALONE; ADD NEW PRIVATE SS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS; HIGHER RETURNS FOR SENIORS AND THEIR FAMILIES.

Q: How long can the system remain solvent?

A: FOREVER, IF IT IS MANAGED AT HIGHER RETURNS.

Q: Do you support or oppose allowing some people to place a portion or all of the money that is taken in social security into a private account?

A: SUPPORT ADDITIONAL SS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS MANAGED AT HIGHER RETURNS WITH INVESTMENTS IN HIGH PERFORMING ASSETS.

Q: Do you support means testing to remove benefits for those who have the means to provide for themselves?

A: IF YOU PAID, YOU AND YOUR FAMILY COLLECT, PERIOD; NEVER BENEFIT REMOVALS.

Q: If you had complete autonomy, how would you address Social Security?

A: KEEP HANDS OFF SS, ONLY ADD NEW SS SAVINGS ACCOUNT AT HIGHEST RETURNS; OFFER OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL BENEFITS FOR THOSE EARNING ABOVE $110,000 AT HIGHEST RETURNS.

Source: Email interview with OnTheIssues on 2012 Senate race , Jun 12, 2012

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