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High fees are eroding the retirement savings of millions of Americans, but employers who shop around can often find much better options for their employees' 401(k) plans. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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Your Money And Your Life

Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

High fees are eroding the retirement savings of millions of Americans, but employers who shop around can find better options for their 401(k) plans. A small Minnesota firm offers a dramatic example.

Inside a nondescript building at Los Alamos National Laboratory known as TA-66, nuclear weapons inspectors are carefully trained in the detection of plutonium. Courtesy of Los Alamos National Laboratory hide caption

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How Do You Find Plutonium? Go To Nuclear Inspector School

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East Hastings: Nothing's Alrite In Our Life/Deadflagblues/Sad Mafioso/D Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Stay Crunchy Ronald Jenkees
Safar Le Trio Joubran
Daydream Tycho

Alan Hoffman, shown with his wife, Nancy, at their home in Dumfries, Va., found that his Parkinson's symptoms improved when he took a cancer drug. Claire Harbage for NPR hide caption

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Can A Cancer Drug Reverse Parkinson's Disease And Dementia?

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The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen Anna Laube
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A Swarm Red Sparowes
Peasantry or 'Light! Inside of Light! Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Andre Holland (left) and Clive Owen get serious in Episode 3 of the second season of The Knick. Mary Cybulski/HBO hide caption

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'The Knick' Returns To The Bloody Pursuit Of Knowledge

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Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

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Why We Fight Tortoise
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