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Subject:  Re: Need Present value (?) calculation help Date:  1/16/2013  10:46 PM
Author:  DragonTales Number:  71258 of 87983

But ya know the life expectancy is a probability - there's no "should" there

Right. I couldn't (still can't) tell why the disparity between your SSA figure and mine, since it seemed like we had looked at the same data source.

But you are absolutely correct in there's no "should". Better choice of words might have been "When I insert an age to make it say the person is 52, it shows that the median life expectancy is an additional 30 years."
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