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Senator cites the Retirement Income Deficit

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In May, Senators Herb Kohl (D-WI) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) introduced S. 1020, the Savings Enhancement by Alleviating Leakage in 401(k) Savings Act of 2011, or SEAL Act.

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Most Americans Haven’t Planned for Retirement and Other Areas of Concern

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The financial status of American households may be even darker than we thought.

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Gold-Plated Retirement?

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In “The elderly are better off than advertisedWashington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson attacks what he calls “selective and self-serving statistics” that have been cited by defenders of Social Security and Medicare. According to Samuelson, such statistics are used to oppose cuts in these vital programs and support an “outdated

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Retirement under attack

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Look out, people, Congress is launching an all-out attack on the retirement security of current and future retirees.

Under the guise of cutting federal and state budget deficits, there is a an all-out assault on Social Security, Medicare and public pension plans – all programs that are central to providing economic well-being

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The "happiest place on earth” doesn’t have retirement security

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It appears that Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck may find themselves in deep trouble when they retire.

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Retirement Security: A Thing of the Past?

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While pensions seem less affordable than ever, they remain the overwhelming retirement choice of consumers. According to new research, the Great Recession exposed such fundamental flaws in America's retirement support system that consumers overwhelmingly think the current system is broken beyond repair.

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34% of Americans Have No Retirement Savings

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Just over one-third, 34%, of Americans have no retirement savings, and 27% have no personal savings, a November 2010 survey of 2,151 by The Harris Poll found.

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Number of Americans Reporting No Personal or Retirement Savings Rises

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Thirty-four percent of Americans have no retirement savings and 27% have no personal savings. Just 18 months ago those numbers were moderately lower, at 30% and 22% respectively.

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‘New Normal’ for Retirement: Get a Job

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Middle-class Americans need more help than they realize in planning for retirement, according to the results of a survey from Wells Fargo & Co.

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More At Risk of Missing Retirement Goals

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A greater number of U.S. households are at risk of falling short of money in retirement because of the housing and financial crisis, according to a report.

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