April 8 2010|11.53 AM UTC

Jonathan Rivers

The Retirement Disaster in America

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Many Americans in real trouble when it is time to retire because they have insufficient savings to carry them through old age. Even those that have retirement accounts at work could be in for a rude awakening when they reach retirement age because billions of dollars in retirement funds that companies owe to workers has not been put aside for them. With the troubled state of the economy, this spells retirement disaster for millions of people.

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The Retirement Disaster in America

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VizWorld April 9, 2010 at 11:49 am

The link to the “Full size image” is broken.


Jonathan April 9, 2010 at 5:00 pm

Viz: Thanks for that. There was some caching issue with the server. Fixed now!


NormanR April 13, 2010 at 12:17 pm

yes, and this doesn’t include the state and municipal pensions that are also underfunded.

Keep those printing presses rolling.


normanR April 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm


Item 5 “How to save yourself from retirement disaster” states that “Retiring just 5 years later… might increase your retirement income by $300,000 per year.” seems to be a stretch. Do you mean “increase your retirement savings”?


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