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Old 01-13-2007, 07:08 AM   #1
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PBS Frontline Show - Can You afford to Retire

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh//pages/front...tirement/view/

I don't have a TV so I won't be able to watch it. I may watch it on line if I have the time.

Let me know what you think of the show if you do watch it.

I read the above page and is reads like info we all know.
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Re: PBS Frontline Show - Can You afford to Retire
Old 01-13-2007, 07:31 AM   #2
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Re: PBS Frontline Show - Can You afford to Retire

I think this show has been discussed in two complete threads previously in this forum.

The conclusion I came to is that some folks are idiots because they cash-out their 401(k) plan all at once, pay a ton of taxes and then give it to a salesrep who puts them in an annuity with an 8% commission, poor return, and 6% front-end load. No wonder they cannot afford to retire.

But that makes investing in ING, HIG, AIG very lucrative for folks who know those companies are cleaning out up the retirement accounts of other people.
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And some people are unlucky.
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