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howie52 writes,

UK with its healthcare system is ranked lower than the US - as is Japan.
Sounds fripperish.

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Don't forget that Margaret Thatcher privatized the UK old age pension system in 1986. So the UK financial services industry has had more than 30 years to suck the accounts dry with fees, commissions and costs. The UK now has the stingiest Social Security benefits of any G8 country. I bet that has an affect on your retirement security.

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