To: Kid Shelleen
Eisenberg didn’t save for his retirement, he saved in a retirement vehicle, but spent it on his kids’ “education.”
So what is he complaining about. No one “has his back?” he says. What the hell? Who is supposed to “have his back”? his fellow citizens who did save now have to take care of him like the grasshopper and ants in the fable? I hate scum like this fellow, seriously.
I have an uncle who, in his late 50s, blew his retirement savings on lavish weddings for his daughters, an expensive cruise, getting the house fixed up and a new car. After he did, he used to laugh about how he'd now have to “work until he dropped.” Now that he is close to retirement age and feeling the effects of age, his tune has changed and he pisses and moans about not having enough on Social Security to live in retirement. I want to say, “No s__t, Sherlock. No one should expect Social Security to be enough and everyone needs to save.” But so many people are like him. They view their savings as money to blow and don't have the discipline to save it for retirement. They expect the government to take care of them in retirement.
posted on 04/22/2013 2:28:24 PM PDT
by Opinionated Blowhard
("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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