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Subject:  Re: More Hard Hitting Fox News Retirement Report Date:  12/13/2018  10:17 AM
Author:  inparadise Number:  91091 of 95226

If they want people to save more PAY THEM MORE! That's the problem. It always comes down to forcing people to slice their pie thinner and thinner. More pie MF'ers! MORE PIE!

While I will admit it can be easier to save if one's basic necessities are affordable, it's all about what you save/invest, not what you earn. If you are lacking discipline then it does not matter how much you make. Too many people who make a lot of pie still insist on eating the whole thing and borrowing against next month's pie, rather than freezing slices to consume later. Education and discipline are much bigger factors than $$, IMO.

IP,
who has had the experience of saving for retirement in the early lean years
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