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Feb. 2, 2006 • Volume 14 Number 10

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"Most people are going to arrive at retirement and not have adequate money. This is serious. None of us are good at doing our own retirement savings." Drucker Professor Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Christian Science Monitor

"We're still living with the fear that rising crime instilled in people. Anyone who has aspirations of running for governor or higher political office does have to say something about the death penalty, and usually what they have to say is that they are in favor of it." Prof. Alan Rogers (History), Boston Globe Magazine

"It solves the problem of knowledge. People are getting more and more distraught by gift-giving in the context of gifts to people who pretty much have the ability all through the year to buy what they want." Center on Wealth and Philanthropy Director Prof. Paul Schervish (Sociology), on the popularity of gift cards, Boston Herald

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