letsgobobby wrote:also if you are that risk averse and willing to take such a low rate of return, why not annuitize a portion of your portfolio?
ieee488 wrote:I would be more concerned about how to drop out of sight once the news hits the fan.
Change telephone numbers, etc.
cheese_breath wrote:technovelist wrote:With life annuities, the answer is "Making sure you don't run out of money before you die".
Except in OP's case he was only talking about a 25 year guarantee rather than a lifetime guarantee.
countmein wrote:Bustoff wrote:What would a practical example of this? In other words, how would an individual investor put this into practice?
rob wrote:Might want to check it out but normally severance does not count for filing.... so she might be already able to file.
whomever wrote:...the human mortality rate is still 100 %...
Not true! It's only 94%, according to the best available evidence:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... mber-dead/
mptness wrote:jimb_fromATL wrote:Since 1950 there have been over 1000 days that were as bad or worse.
I think we had 5 this year, and I for one am still alive (by coincidence only).