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Old 07-29-2008, 11:08 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by huskerblue View Post
Wow, as someone who has always believed in demographics driving the US economy, I have to say that Dent's position has created fear in me for the first time in my financial life.

Another problem I see is that if the US ecenomy tanks, I simply haven't seen enough evidence of financial independence in other markets to not believe they will tank right along side the US markets if this proves out.

If you buy into this whole thing, you can change the name of the forum from "Early Retirement" to "Early Destitution".
i read his book, but there are a lot of holes in his theory that the economy is going to tank just because the boomers retire. a lot of things are different today than before

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