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  1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years ago

    Retirement Plan…   
         If you had purchased $1000.00 of Nortel
         stock one year ago, it would now be worth $49.00.

          With Enron, you would have $16.50 left of the original

        With WorldCom, you would have less than $5.00 left.

         If you had purchased $1000.00 of Delta Air Lines
         stock you would  have $49.00 left.

          If you had purchased United Airlines, you would
         have nothing left.
        But, if you had purchased $1000.00 worth of beer one
      year ago, drank all the beer,
         then turned in the cans for recycling, you would have

          Based on the above, the best current investment advice
      is to drink heavily and recycle.

         This is called the 401-Keg Plan

    This is possibly the best e-mail advice I've received over the past few days...

    1. B.T. Evilpants profile image60
      B.T. Evilpantsposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Just a quick note, Zsuzsy, Jackalope Enterprises LLC is booming. Had you had the forethought to buy $1000 worth of shares, you would be a millionaire, today. We seem to thrive on carnage. Go figure.

      1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
        Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        B.T. Unfortunately no, I always miss the good ones and invest in the wrong stuff... I've got to check to see if I can scrape up enough from the bottom of the barrel. zs

    2. Jerrico Usher profile image55
      Jerrico Usherposted 10 years agoin reply to this


    3. Shadesbreath profile image82
      Shadesbreathposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Way, way, wayyy ahead of you on this one.  But, you did sum it up nicely.

      1. Christoph Reilly profile image73
        Christoph Reillyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Damn! I forgot to save the cans!

        1. Shadesbreath profile image82
          Shadesbreathposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          It's never to late to start saving and investing.  Perhaps you just start contributing to your 401-Keg plan really, really agressively for a time to catch it up to where it should be.  In fact, being the giving kind of person that I am; I will match your efforts on a 1 to 1 basis - at least on the consumption side.

          1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
            Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            Shadesbreath! I'm so proud of you... such a selfless act on your part is just totally beyond the call of duty... It does the heart really good to see such deep down goodness. Taking you as a ro;e model I think I will go grab a Heineke right now. Cheers

            1. Shadesbreath profile image82
              Shadesbreathposted 10 years agoin reply to this

              Giving is what I do, Zsuzsy.  I'm just that kind of person.  And /cheers

  2. guidebaba profile image57
    guidebabaposted 10 years ago

    I was planning to jump into Shares and Mutual Fund Business to make some quick money. Thankfully I was Lazy. My Money seems safe in the Bank at the moment. cool

  3. Bob Ewing profile image55
    Bob Ewingposted 10 years ago

    If I'm gonna gamble I'll play poker but seriously I do like money just never seem to have enough but then what is enough?

    1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
      Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I see where your going with that Bob. The stock market, more then ever, is like gambling. That is probably why I think the 401-Keg plan seems just so-so-so right. zs

  4. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 10 years ago

    See? I already knew this and have been studiously investing for the last 30 years. lol

    1. Zsuzsy Bee profile image86
      Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Mark! How are you? I often need to be plowed in between the eyes to see the light. So from now on it will be the 401-Keg solution for me.zs

  5. compu-smart profile image53
    compu-smartposted 10 years ago

    Brilliant! i love it LOL smile

  6. WHoArtNow profile image83
    WHoArtNowposted 10 years ago

    Lol, brilliant! I bought £1000 worth of shares in HBOSS 3 years ago, at one point could have got over £4000 for them, but now there only worth £231, oh well, they'll go back up in a few years, so point in selling them!


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