The Truth About Retirement Plans and IRAs
Chapter 1 How Retirement Plans Came to Be
In the beginning, there was no such thing as retirement: If you were alive, you worked.
Children gathered, adults hunted. The old and the sick, unable to work and feed themselves, died.
Soon, nation-states formed, and people organized to defend themselves from invaders.1
But how do you convince people to fight when there is a high likelihood they will die doing so?