The goals of the social security are there to ensure that there is living condition conducive to the human welfare. They have policies that primarily are referring to the principles, guidelines activities and legislation all to protect the social welfare of the human beings.
The goals of the social security include, making the social security more solvent and more sustainable to the future generation. This is to ensure that there is more towards the welfare of the society and there needs are being taken care of. In relation to the social welfare policy the goal will ensure that there will be shaping the duration in which there is access to resources by the society.
Another goal of the social security is the improvement in the rate of return on the investments that the people who pay for them in the system. The rate of return should be considerably fare to those investors as they expect something good in the long run.
Ensuring that there is social security to the investment in the retirement period of the investors. Many of the people who invest in the social security expect that their investment will be secure till the day that they retire. Thus one of the goals is that this investment is secured for them so that they may use it when they need it after retirement.
Adequacy is a goal that the social security is in the process of achieving. This is so that they each and every one may be able to access the services. It needs to be adequate since many people have great plans on their retirement.
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