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Subject:  Re: Tax Deferred Annuity right for me? Date:  4/27/2013  6:45 PM
Author:  Gingko100 Number:  118512 of 121572

The way the tax struxture is setup in this country encourges people not to be productive. i.e. To get more services, work less.
This makes no sense.

If I work 20 hours instead of 80, I don't get any more "services." And yes, I pay less in taxes if I work less, but I also earn a lot less and have less income to save, invest and do things with. On balance I choose to work more to have more options in my life.

Maybe you get these mysterious "services" by working less, but most of us in fact do not.
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