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John Bogle: The "Train Wreck" Awaiting American Retirement
A toxic mix of too much choice, backwards incentives, and a misplaced faith in the market's past performance has positioned America's retirement system for an uncertain future, says the founder of The Vanguard Group.
April 23, 2013
Helaine Olen: Why Your 401(k) Retirement Plan is Failing You
Most financial planners would say you need about $1 million to ensure a decent retirement, but "absolutely almost no one is there right now," says journalist Helaine Olen.
April 23, 2013
Michael Falcon: Retirement Crisis? Not Exactly.
While the nation’s retirement system may have its flaws, it is far from in crisis, according to the head of retirement at JPMorgan Asset Management.
April 23, 2013
Teresa Ghilarducci: Why the 401(k) is a "Failed Experiment"
The 401(k) was never designed with the middle class in mind, and may now be leaving a generation of Baby Boomers without enough to avoid poverty, says the New School economist.
April 23, 2013
"The Retirement Gamble" Facing Us All
Retirement is big business in America, but is the system costing workers and retirees more than what they're getting in return, asks FRONTLINE correspondent Martin Smith.
April 23, 2013
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