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.
"If more people said what they meant and felt, were ‘real’, rather than wore a mask or withheld, plus there was more self-awareness and less judgment in society, the world might be a better place and real discussions, change & progress might happen."