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Old 02-23-2016, 11:43 PM
 
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Wait, though, don't get me wrong, my dad and uncles were vets and I think they deserve a TON. But what I see at the VA is guys who went thru the service for a few years, then want to claim every disability in the book (everybody has PTSD regardless of where/how they served. . They get good health care (depending on your VA hospital of course- some not so great) and even get money to compensate for their travel expenses.

Not true of most vets of course but there is plenty of free loading going on by SOME people.
I have a friend who is a social worker for the VA and she said the same thing.
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Old 02-24-2016, 12:16 AM
 
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Excellent idea and perspective. That would take care of people at all income levels. Maybe a mandatory "no cashing out before age 62."
Yes, absolutely no cashing out early unless you have a lot of $$ in the plan...and then only a certain percentage. (I'd allow extra contributions beyond the minimum, up to a point).
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