What do you do?
Ensure that you can borrow more going forward.
Who do you borrow from?
A nation of involuntary lenders — lenders created by legislation.
What about the interest you'll pay?
No problem. Being able to determine the interest rate yourself means you'll pay low, low rates indefinately!
Investment News: House Considers Ending 401k Tax Breaks
That linked article isn't the first I've heard of this, unfortunately. The idea is to kill off the tax advantages of the 401k and replace it with:
The moral of this story? Never underestimate the ability of a government to ensure its ability to grab cash from a captive audience.
I don't know about you readers, but the fact that congress-folks are even contemplating this makes me want to drive my fist into a wall.
But we shouldn't be surprised, should we?
This country's jaunt toward all-out socialism was already well underway.