I'm not worried about it - I'm 42 and once my stocks recover in a year or two I could retire if I wanted. I'm not counting on SS - I'm just arguing with you and franksagent because the two of you seem to be in denial about this whole thing. The main thing that could hurt me out of this situation is the expansion of payroll tax (remove the cap, subject other types of income, etc) - there aren't that many gen-Xers around compared to the number of retiring boomers, and...
2/28/09 at 9:55am
- will burn in the Fiery Pit of Hell.