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It's just frustrating when you hear this. I have heard all the reasons that
people can't or won't save. With little exception it just comes down to not
being willing to live on less. If there are families where the parents are not
employable because of physical or mental issues that is one thing. We should
have safety nets to help with basics only. What I do find is that many, many
folks aren't willing to do without the latest electronics, cars, clothes, shoes
and so much more.

Start by saving $25-50 per month. Just start. You will get satisfaction in having
any kind of savings and, hopefully, that will spur you on to continue taking if
farther. No amount of Social Security is going to cover all expenses of the majority
of Americans. It was never meant to be you only income. It was to supplement.

I just hope and pray that we are able to turn this around. It had better start
with classes for high school and above. When I was in high school (the late 60's
and early 70's) we actually had classes that taught about budgeting, balancing
check books, how to fill out checks, how to look for insurance, an apartment
and more. It was very helpful and opened your eyes to the expense of being an
adult.


Robyn
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