HOW’S THAT HOPEY-CHANGEY STUFF WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA? (CONT’D): The American Dream Packs Its Bags. “For some, the prospect of old age relocation is exciting and optional; for others it may be necessary. Public pension funds and union schemes, from the state level to USPS, have been grossly over promised, under invested, and the rate of return badly overestimated. A combination of cheap airfares, high unemployment and crimped retirement savings will induce many to consider following the American dream beyond our shores. Moving away also keeps pesky college grads from prolonged squatting at mom and dad’s. Skype and email can keep you in touch.”