When's the Right Time to Retire?


Robert Samuelson
* Columnist, Newsweek and The Washington Post

Christian Weller
* Macro Economist, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, DC

Alicia Munnell
* Director, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College
* Peter F. Drucker Professor in Management Sciences, Boston College's Carroll School of Management
* Former, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (1993-1995)

The stock market slide has put retirement plans on hold for many older Americans. Columnist Robert Samuelson says that's a good thing. Join Neal Conan and Robert Samuelson for a discussion about retirement, plus what are your plans for life after work?



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