Magazine June 13, 2016, Issue

Letters

Free Men and 401(k)s

There are three ways to get a man to do something. You can coerce him, you can fool him, or you can talk him into it. The first treats him as a serf, the second treats him as a sucker, and only the third treats him as a free man. Andrew Biggs’s proposal (“Entitlement Reform after Trump,” May 23) to make 401(k) enrollment automatic upon hiring represents the second.

Who should properly decide whether an employee should open a 401(k) account and how much he should pay into it? If you trust him enough to make his own

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Free Men and 401(k)s There are three ways to get a man to do something. You can coerce him, you can fool him, or you can talk him into it. The ...
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