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I like the security of it...

I don't know the specifics of Arizona, but your state pension might not be as secure as you think. It may be safe now, but 5 years, 10 years, when you're about to retire.

Look at California (and a few other states), they are having big issues with pensions. IMHO, its only a matter of time before states and cities declare bankruptcy to get out from under the crushing burden of their pension systems.

I would rather be responsible for my own retirement than depend on someone/something else.

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