A premium subscription is required to access this article. Article Date: 01/01/2018 Comparing Now to Then Financial times are good in America these days, but a wise investor knows that we are only a decade removed from the bad times, namely the Great Recession.Times were good in 2007 as well, just before the entire economic standard in America crashed and retirement account values dropped by 25 percent ... Log in to view full article. If you already have a subscription, please log in with your email address and password. User Name (Email Address): Password: Forgot your password? Click here to have your password emailed to you. To purchase a premium subscription, please use the links below. One-year premium subscription with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $2,000.00. Monthly subscription (3 month minimum) with unlimited access to all articles including reprint rights (see terms and conditions) for $195/mo. CLICK TO VIEW Terms and Conditions I ACCEPT You must accept the 'Terms and Conditions' before purchasing this product.