Back in the late 1980s, many retirees saw a huge opportunity in planting pine trees for lumber on acres of land in the Southeastern U.S. Even the California State Pension fund sunk several billion dollars into timberland. Afterall, with the big housing boom on the way in the 90s and 2000's, it seemed like a can’t miss idea—combining real estate and trees--what could possibly go wrong. Well, plenty went wrong. Today, we’ll review a fascinating Wall Street Journal report on exactly how the government got involved, and how many retirees lost their nest eggs. Then, Steve will reveal the SECRET of seeing the future and planning for it. A big show today that you DON"T want to miss. MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!