The Wife's Pension

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Monday, 7 January 2013

A man called the government office where I work and requested an estimate of his benefits upon retirement. After I gave him the information, he went one to inquire about his wife's benefits. I asked if she had ever worked.

It "She has worked all her life making me happy," he replied.

That was nice, I commented, but had she ever contributed to a pension plan?

"No," he said. "We made an agreement when we got married. I would make the living and she would make the living worthwhile."

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