It’s Only Money: myRA is a pass, not an assist

BodieZviThe Oregonian
Zvi Bodie, School of Management

In basketball, there’s an undervalued statistic called the assist. A player earns one by passing to a teammate who’s well-enough positioned to make a quick basket.

myRA, President Obama’s new retirement savings initiative, isn’t an assist. It’s not even a lob into the paint…

Expert quote:

“Clearly the requirement to transfer the account to a private-sector account is to gain support from the financial industry.”

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