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Old 09-13-2017, 11:45 AM   #41
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Yeah that all makes sense and I agree totally that I expect to do more travel when young then when old. But travel isn't the only expense, there is also health care, which operates in the inverse. And once I stop traveling I imagine I'd still love to live out my days in some waterfront property waking up every morning to the ocean, that won't be cheap. And if I had the money I'd rather have 24/7 in home health aid once needed rather than move to a retirement community, that will be expensive too.

Just not sure which side of the equation will win out, especially considering the trends of health care costs.
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Just not sure which side of the equation will win out, especially considering the trends of health care costs.
Supposedly no tree grows to the sky. But I believe that the jury may be out with regard to US health care. What an absolute racket! Before long many jobholders may get a weekly bill rather than paycheck. A break on health care is what you get from having a job. You expect food and shelter too? Silly boy!

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