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I actually inquired about the possibility of getting a 403b(7) option at the university where I work, but apparently I'd have to push for it at the state level, since it's a piblic university and I am therefore a state employee. I don't think I'm up for dealing with state bureauocrats!

Yes! Some annuities ARE grand!

Really?! You're not just saying that to make me feel better? Because the general sentiment on the Fool is that annuities are the spawn of the devil, which makes those of us who have no alternatives (especially regarding mandatory contributions and employer matches) feel like we're doing something really stupid.

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