How many baby boomers are expected to retire over the next two decades?

52 million (13% people answered this) 78 million (80% people answered this) 100 million (6% people answered this) 30 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: 78 million We need to find a way to sustainably foot the bill for the 78 million new…Read More

The US spends _____ on healthcare per capita than other developed countries.

2x more (40% people answered this) 3x more (33% people answered this) 4x more (26% people answered this) 30 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: 2x more It’s not just defense spending. The U.S. spends nearly twice as much on health care…Read More

Which president created Medicare?

Franklin D. Roosevelt (38% people answered this) John F. Kennedy (15% people answered this) Lyndon B. Johnson (46% people answered this) 26 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: Lyndon B. Johnson Johnson created Medicare as part of his…Read More

What is the index used to measure the cost of living in Social Security calculations?

CBO (21% people answered this) CPI (75% people answered this) OMB (3% people answered this) 28 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: CPI The CPI is the consumer price index and is used to calculate cost of living to determine payments to…Read More

On which website can an individual donate money to help pay off the federal debt?

treasury.com (12% people answered this) payoffthedebt.org (30% people answered this) pay.gov (56% people answered this) debtbuster.net (0% people answered this) 39 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: pay.gov Anyone can donate money…Read More

By what amount has the federal debt increased under President Barack Obama?

$12 trillion (11% people answered this) $5 trillion (57% people answered this) $3.3 trillion (14% people answered this) $1.7 trillion (16% people answered this) 42 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: $5 trillion Contending with…Read More

By what amount did the federal debt increase under President George W. Bush?

$12 trillion (28% people answered this) $5 trillion (19% people answered this) $3.3 trillion (45% people answered this) $1.7 trillion (7% people answered this) 42 people answered. ---------- Correct answer is: $3.3 trillion Under Bush's…Read More
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