COLUMN: Social Security’s future is a question of values, not affordability | Opinion

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Social security is conservatively funded and managed. It has no borrowing power and cannot issue deficits.

To ensure that all benefits can be paid in full and on time, the Social Security Board of Trustees reports annually to Congress, projecting the program’s revenues and expenses over three-quarters of a century. That’s a longer valuation period than private pensions or most other countries expect for their counterpart programs.

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NANCY J. ALTMAN is president of Social Security Works and chairman of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition.

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