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88% in poll say they're worried about retirement

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Retirement worries continue to grow, and the cloud of pessimism has blanketed all Americans.

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Young people more likely to retire in poverty, according to study

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Approximately half of California workers will retire in or near poverty, according to a study published Monday by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education.

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The age of retirement insecurity

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When members of Congress and candidates for president bring up the issue of Social Security these days, Americans had better pay close attention — and Californians closer still.

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UC Berkeley report sees tough times for California retirees

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California workers are less likely than most Americans to have employer-sponsored retirement plans, according to a new academic report, and nearly half of them will retire in or near poverty status.

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Retirement on the Edge: Women,Men, and Economic Insecurity After the Great Recession

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Retirement on the Edge shows Americans are under enormous financial stress and are worried about their retirement years. The survey findings also show resounding support for Social Security and Medicare across lines of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and party affiliation.

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GE’s Bogus Reason for Ending Its Pension Plan

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“Bringing good things to life” was the old General Electric slogan. But it’s becoming increasingly clear that GE is actually more skilled at putting “good things” to death, whether U.S. jobs, its share of federal taxes, reasonable healthcare costs for workers, or pension plans.

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Is Your Pension at Risk?

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How's your pension these days? Are you worried about its health? If so, you're not the only one.

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Retirement: Reality Not As Rosy As Expectations

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Americans pride themselves on being optimistic. But Robert Blendon, of the Harvard School of Public Health, says that may not be such a good thing when it comes to planning for retirement. For many Americans, it is proving harder than they imagined, according to a a new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.

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You Can't Delay Retirement If You Don't Have a Job

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It's become fashionable to say that longer life spans mean average Americans work well into into their 60s and possibly their 70s—what was once considered the early retirement years. The problem is, few prospects await most people who need or want to stay in the workforce.

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Retirement at risk

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Most are way behind, lack skills to plan life after work

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