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Response to eniwetok (Original post)

Mon Mar 28, 2016, 12:32 PM

16. Ultra low interest rates are not healthy for the economy in general...

You can't encourage savings at 1% interest rates. Safe investments wither and die as everyone pushes their funds into the riskier, high potential reward areas.

Current interest rates favor financial institutions and gamblers, not many others, like true "conservative" investors.

I'm not so sure this threatens current SS funds, since they are by law required to invest in only gov't securities. This sounds a bit like another of those "set SS free and let it invest in the stock market" screeds.

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