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Join Date: Mar 2013
08-30-2013, 12:29 AM
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People that listen to their employers about how safe the company retirement plans are.
Not sure if we have that around here. There are a few "retirement investments" somewhat sponsored by the companies but they are generally independent ventures, sort of speak and optional. Since we have a country wide social service, the state gets a percentage of each person's salary (mandatory).
Despite it's many flaws, it - theoretically - insures health, unemployment and retirement pensions. Even that is far from safe. This is truly a matter in which the "all the eggs in one basket" expression really fits.
My apologies for this sort of off topic.