To save or not to save

The article "Don't Bash Japan: To Compete, Invest," Jan. 16, tells us that if things are to get better, saving is a must. Then, the article "US Personal Savings Haven't Gone to Ruin," Jan. 17, tries to make us feel good about current levels of saving. To save or not to save, what's a person to do? Maybe it's time folks do a little honest-to-goodness thinking for themselves about their own economic health. Dwane Yoder, Carlisle, Pa.

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