Unless state and local governments take steps now to reduce future costs, or unless they plan on suddenly repudiating their promises to their public-sector work forces one day, every dollar in unfunded pension and health-care costs is up to a dollar less in the future value of a house." (Source:Nicole Gelinas, NRO article "How Taxes Drive Down Home Values")
In other words, we will have to pay higher taxes to fund pension funds that are based on too generous actuarial assumptions. Someone has to to keep the coffer full. And that is us. Is it fair?
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George Dagnino, PhD
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2009 Market Timer of the Year by Timer Digest
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