SMILING CARCASS'S TWO-PENNETH

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Retirement and the Redistribution of Wealth.

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Retirement was being discussed at work last night.

Apart from the obvious retirement age constantly rising, work ‘til you drop etc. etc. I said that in the 1970s I genuinely believed by the time I approached retirement, the age would be around 50 with final salary pensions, opening up jobs for the young and giving those that had given most of their time during adulthood to their employer some relaxation in their later years and the money to enjoy it.

It would be paid for via the redistribution of wealth.

Instead the retirement age increases while holidays, wages and pensions decrease.

The only thing I got right was the redistribution of wealth- THE WRONG WAY!

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Written by Smiling Carcass

27/02/2014 at 9:25 AM

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  1. I so agree with you. The wealth is going the wrong way, as is the retirement age. In 2014 who would actually believe this could be happening?
    What a corrupt coalition we have and what a corrupt country we live in.

    jaypot2012

    27/02/2014 at 12:29 PM

  2. Reblogged this on Jay's Journal and commented:
    Pensions, age and wealth…

    jaypot2012

    27/02/2014 at 12:30 PM

  3. I believed the same. What fools we were.

    First Night Design

    28/02/2014 at 8:15 AM

  4. […] Retirement was being discussed at work last night. Apart from the obvious retirement age constantly rising, work ‘til you drop etc. etc. I said that in the 1970s I genuinely believed by the time I …  […]


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