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The Anxious Generation

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Stressed-out Americans over 50 wonder if they’re ever going to be able to retire. They worry that the Great Recession will have a lasting impact on their security.

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Retirement Roulette

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Saving for retirement used to be as simple as showing up for work. Now it’s rife with contingencies—and success is all on you.

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We're Not Ready: More Bad News About Retirement

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The idea of retirement in America is becoming increasingly far removed from the idyllic notion of our "golden years." For many, it's now just another source of worry, despair and resignation.

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Have seniors gotten rich at the expense of young adults?

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You might think so if you read some recent stories in the news about wealth differences among generations. But you may want to think again.

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Retirement crisis closes in on baby boomers

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Like many middle-class American baby boomers, Linda Carmona-Sanchez is anxious about slipping into poverty and says whatever dreams she once had about retirement in her "golden years" have turned into nightmares.

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5 ways to improve the U.S. retirement system

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U.S. has 10th best pension system of 14 countries studied.

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Many baby boomers face retirement of tight budgets, fading dreams

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The baby-boomer generation is poised to blaze new frontiers in retirement as it has in other endeavors. Yet, in this case, many boomers are experiencing regret, frustration and resignation that the path their parents took is closed to them.

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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 and Health Poll: Topline

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One in four retirees think life in retirement is worse than it was before they retired, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health released today. The poll shows stark differences between what pre-retirees think retirement will be like, and what retirees say is actually the case.

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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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