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Government Lays Groundwork To Confiscate Your 401k and IRA: “This Is Happening”

Written by on February 14, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Government Lays Groundwork To Confiscate Your 401k and IRA: “This Is Happening”

This morning Reuters obtained a leaked proposal disclosing that European Union officials are looking for new and innovative ways to fund their immense debt levels. They’re no longer turning exclusively to central bankers to simply print more money as needed. Because last year’s bank bail-in forcing the confiscation of funds from average depositors in Cyprus worked so well, EU regulators and bankers have determined that they’ll use a similar method to fund their future endeavors. In a nutshell, and in Reuters’ own words, “the savings of the European Union’s 500 million citizens could be used to fund long-term investments to boost the economy and help plug the gap left by banks since the financial crisis, an EU document says.” The solution? “The Commission will ask the bloc’s insurance watchdog in the second half of this year for advice on a possible draft law “to mobilize more personal pension savings for long-term financing”, the document said.” Mobilize, once again, is a more palatable word than, say, confiscate. This is what happens when governments run out of money. For all intents and purposes, a similar groundwork is being laid right here in America.

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