Originally Posted by 427
In case you haven't noticed, the .gov is 16 trillion in debt and running 1.5 trillion+ deficits. It's, for all intents and purposes, broke.
There are trillions of dollars tied up in private accounts, you can't be naive/foolish enough to believe that .gov isn't interested in that money. The .gov of argentina nationalized retirement.
There have been meetings on this very subject since 2009.
One thing you can count on is at some point Congress will make distributions from Roth IRAs taxable. They won't be able to help themselves.