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Pensions and the Future of Savings

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Pensions and the Future of Savings

Pensions and the Future of Savings

Pensions and the Future of Savings

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Pension plans were once considered a good bet for a comfortable retirement — but these days it can all seem like a gamble. Major companies are defaulting on their pensions, and it's not clear who's going to pick up the tab. We discuss the future of pensions.

Guests:

Bradley Belt, executive director, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Dr. David Bronner, CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama; Chairman of the Board of US Airways