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Old 02-11-2008, 09:20 PM   #1
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I stumbled upon this while surfing a retirement article on Smartmoney.com Thought it was an interesting premise and all here would understand and enjoy the idea.

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Old 02-11-2008, 09:32 PM   #2
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Did ya notice what the prize was for the winning entry? Yep - an annuity.
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I wonder what the book's author thinks about that:

Amazon.com: Life 2.0: How People Across America Are Transforming Their Lives by Finding the Where of Their Happiness: Books: Rich Karlgaard,Rick Warren

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Did ya notice what the prize was for the winning entry? Yep - an annuity.
Annuities aren't so bad, as long as someone else is paying...
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Old 02-12-2008, 10:26 AM   #5
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don't tell anyone, but I'm working on life 3.0 right now... it's taking a long time to compile, though.
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Well, Genworth was sponsoring the award, so I guess. I DOUBT it's a immediate annuity, it probably is actuarily based as if the winner will live until 150, so the insurance company has little risk of losing money on him........
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Well, Genworth was sponsoring the award, so I guess. I DOUBT it's a immediate annuity, it probably is actuarily based as if the winner will live until 150, so the insurance company has little risk of losing money on him........
must be a full moon out... lottsa cynical posts in the last few days.
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