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09-21-2012, 12:22 PM
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Mike8
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Originally Posted by waffledave View Post
I do, and I left it out to simplify things. I also left it out because realistically any safe investment will not produce enough money to support their lifestyle without starting to dig into capital. And if they have to start digging into capital, the return on something open and low risk is too low at the moment to even make a difference.

It's also besides the point. My entire argument is that there is nothing wrong with an NHL player wanting to maximize the few income earning years that they will have in their careers. Anyone would do that same, including every single person on this forum.
Agreed with your premise. Don't agree on the other stuff, though, but as you mentioned, that's not relevant.

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Originally Posted by Jigger77 View Post
How is that not true?
Average person will make more than 10% of $13m over the course of their careers.

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