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  • v. Present participle of undersave.

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Examples

  • Elaborating on the negative consequences of undersaving also works, but not quite as well.

    Meet 'Future You.' Like What You See?

  • Americans 'penchant for overspending and undersaving is regarded as an economic problem across the political spectrum.

    VAT’s All the Fuss About?

  • Taken together, the tax laws promote overspending and undersaving by individuals and excessive leverage by both individuals and corporations.

    Short Papers on the Financial Crisis, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Since the consequences of undersaving (destitution in one's old age) seem more dire than those of oversaving (unnecessary frugality in one's productive years), if the decision of how much to save is left to individuals, most of them, being risk-averse, will oversave.

    Libertarian Basics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As I commented in a different thread, if everyone is responsible for providing for their own old age, since there is vast uncertainty in how much we should save for our old age, and the consequences of undersaving are dire, we will, on the whole, oversave, perhaps enough to produce a liquidity trap.

    Kotlikoff Anecdote, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • All sorts of policies are promoted as tonics for our alleged "" undersaving. ''

    Is There A Savings Gap?

  • The UK as a whole is undersaving for retirement and this needs to be addressed.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Wishful thinking can help explain high rates of new business failure, trading in financial markets, undersaving, and low rates of investment in education.

    You Being Beautiful

  • "For several years now, we've seen that Americans are undersaving for retirement and a majority do not trust the stock market as a place to invest for retirement," says Laurie Nordquist, director of Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement and Trust.

  • "For several years now, we've seen that Americans are undersaving for retirement and a majority do not trust the stock market as a place to invest for retirement," Ready said.

    Reuters: Press Release

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