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The regulated capitalist economy can function just fine without every person in it understanding banking regulations, investment options, currency fluctuations and the global economy.

So, let's keep them ignorant, so that they can fall prey to the demagogues and tyrants in Government, who tell them that Social Security is such a great deal that it needs to be expanded, despite the real return to people of just 1%, after taking 12% of worker income for their entire career. And leaving out mundane topics like saving and investing leaves that much more education time for learning how to protest the lack of transgender bathrooms. I think we understand where you're coming from.

High rates of poverty will impact the entire economy, not just the non-savers. And if you think your pot of money will be safe from government taxation and regulation when there are no other pots of money to tap into, you are being naive. Your wealth will be taken from you one way or another if that's what is needed to address political issues. Bet on it.

In case you hadn't noticed, we've spent TENS OF TRILLIONS on poverty over the last 50 years, and we have a record number of people on food stamps AND a record number of people that are 'disabled'. The money is ALREADY being taken, and it hasn't solved the problem, only made it worse. I think it's you that are naive, or just not tapped into reality.
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