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Subject:  Re: Possibly the worst retirement investment Date:  5/23/2013  1:55 PM
Author:  legalwordwarrior Number:  307044 of 309666

What it portrays is that people are taking risky and potentially costly actions, like cashing out or borrowing from retirement accounts, to invest in real estate. That doesn't mean that real estate investing is bad. It means that people who are investing in real estate (or gold, or individual stocks, or energy futures, or collectibles, or any other investment that