Women And Pensions

An alarming number of women who work their whole lives and take care of their families are finding themselves in poverty when they reach retirement — short-changed by a pension system that simply doesn't work for most women. We'll talk with experts about what changes need to be made, and how women can effectively plan for their own retirements, on the next Talk of the Nation. Guests: Senator Carol Moseley-Braun Democratic Senator from Illinois Karen Ferguson Author Pensions in Crisis: Why the System is Failing America and How You Can Protect Your Future (Arcade Publishing 1995) Washington, D.C. Listeners call in

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