Americans Are Retiring With Almost Nothing

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Nearly half of households with people aged 55 and older have no retirement savings. UMass-Boston sociology professor Katherine S. Newman joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the likely return of old-age poverty – and about how the country can renew its social contract with seniors. Her new book is called “Downhill from Here: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality” (Metropolitan Books).

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