If you read the article this guy linked to and that was reporting the $3+ profit last year you will see they are only talking about one aspect of Prudential's business. They are talking about the life insurance part of the business.
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PRU75.00, -0.25, -0.3%) is forecast to make $1.22, another Thomson analyst poll found. That's down from $3.31 a year ago.
good ans tks I need to get more info getting close to going out. Just wanting to explore all possibilities. I dare say however that every time we (middle class) get close they change the rules in the middle of the game ,Like they did with the ira amount a few years ago 40,000, give me a break. The magic of 40k is that now most people are there(inclusive of 2 income families}. I'm just looking for an edge like W.C Fields was!!