I’m about twenty years from my official, gradually rising retirement age, and it’s natural for me to be thinking about it more as the year approaches.
“Suppose a given credit card payment is due on May 15 [and you pay on] May 25.
Technically, the payment is late, and fees and interest charges may apply.
To spice things up and enhance the gameplay, the game also had three “lifelines” to help the contestants.
These were relationship to their government is actually a very important matter in a functioning democracy. Even if I don’t stand to collect a million dollars at the end of my working life, I do want to be able to learn what my Social Security income will be, and I should be able to do so without inordinate and unnecessary frustration.
On the positive side, these things can be a trim tab. Part of the entertainment value of the show was how easy many of the questions were.