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Soon-To-Be Retirees Reconsider Their Plans

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Soon-To-Be Retirees Reconsider Their Plans

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Soon-To-Be Retirees Reconsider Their Plans

Soon-To-Be Retirees Reconsider Their Plans

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In October, the Labor Committee found that workplace retirement plans — including pensions and 401Ks — have lost as much as $2 trillion in the past 15 months. Some people who were planning to retire soon are now reconsidering their plans based on the rapidly shifting economic landscape.

Jean Setzfand, director of financial security at AARP, and Wanda Annette, regional coordinator for a pharmaceutical company in Denver, Colo., discuss receding retirements.

Tell us: Has the financial crisis changed your plans to retire?