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Subject: Re: Are Americans saving too much for retirement Date: 2/19/2007 6:39 PM
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She would have us nibbling on stale saltine crackers and drinking tap water so that she could sock away most of the money.


LOL!!! you are too funny :-) I can relate to the 'born cheapskate' and 'born saver'... that's me, too.

Perhaps it could be an exercise in 'compromise'? Find a way to show her that who ever is 'in charge' has to consider the needs of everyone? or that 'cheapest' is not always 'best'?

How about the suggestion that the 'extra' would go toward some other 'family' expense?

have a great day :-)
ralph




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