Poll: Boost Social Security, Improve Benefits

We’re shelling out about $2,000 a year more in Social Security taxes in 2013 (based on $50,000-a-year earnings) now that the tax break expired. But guess what? Most workers say they don’t mind paying into the Social Security system, and in fact, they’re willing to dig deeper into their pockets to eliminate a projected financing gap and to improve benefits, a new survey finds. More than three-quarters of  2,000 people polled, age 21 and up, say they value Social Security …