That was then, this is now. There are others methods besides investing retirement funds into the stock market. Perhaps even methods we have not thought of yet. Either way the future for withdrawing my share looks bleak at this point. I have lost faith in what was in theory the promises of a good system but in actuality has proven to be chaotic and untrustworthy.
Originally Posted by Rhumb
I only shudder to think what would have happened to a privatized SS in the collapse of 2008 and the Great Bush Recession.
"Man is the religious animal. He is the only religious animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion Ė several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat, if his theology isnít straight. He has made a graveyard of the globe in trying his honest best to smooth his brotherís path to happiness and heaven."