Can You Afford To Retire? | FRONTLINE | PBS

Baby boomers are heading for a shock as they hit retirement: vanishing pensions and inadequate 401(k) savings. What can be done?

Can You Afford to Retire?

introduction Watch the Full Program Online
join the discussion

poll: how are you doing?
How does your retirement saving compare to others' and to what you need to be saving?

the changing world of retirement
Evaluating the impact of the economic meltdown and financial turmoil - with experts' analysis and articles on what's gone wrong and what's ahead.

what you need to know
Frequently Asked Questions about pensions, 401(k)s and how much to save for retirement.

interviews
Industry insiders and retirement experts discuss the state of retirement today.

retirement stories
A closer look at the employees featured in this report and a sidebar video story on pensions lost to bankruptcy.

 

Readings & Links      Teacher's Guide      Site Map      Producer's Chat
DVD/VHS & Transcript      Press Reaction      Credits      Privacy Policy      Journalistic Guidelines

 

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Funding for FRONTLINE is provided by the Park Foundation and through the support of PBS viewers. Additional funding for "Can You Afford to Retire?" is provided by the Nathan Cummings Foundation.

 

introduction : site map : watch online : need to know : retirement stories : interviews : changing world
poll - how are you doing? : join the discussion : producer's chat : teacher's guide : readings & links
dvd/vhs & transcript : press reaction : credits : privacy policy : journalistic guidelines
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posted may 16, 2006

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