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Shoppers walk past a delivery truck outside a Family Dollar in Hyattsville, Maryland. Family Dollar has announced it's closing 600 stores this year. Bloomberg / Contributor hide caption

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There is a lot of money in 401(k) plans. With a lot going into equities, these retirement investment make up roughly 10 percent of the stock market. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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United Auto Workers members attend a solidarity rally as the UAW strikes the Big Three automakers on Sept. 15 in Detroit. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A Bitcoin logo is displayed on an ATM in Hong Kong in 2017. More workers may soon be able to stake some of their 401(k) retirement savings to bitcoin. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Bob Orozco, 89, has been in fitness his entire adult life. He began working for the Laguna Niguel YMCA in 1984 and leads the Silver Sneakers Club, a free fitness program for Medicare beneficiaries. "I probably will work until something stops me," Orozco says. Morgan Baker for NPR hide caption

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Republicans Scrap Rule For Small-Business Retirement Plans

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The exterior of the New York Stock Exchange on Feb. 10. A lobbying battle is being waged over a rule requiring financial advisers to act in their clients' best interest in retirement planning. Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Moving To Delay Rule That Protects Workers From Bad Financial Advice

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Many Americans with 401(k) plans don't know if they're paying any fees. Pay too much, and it could take a chunk out of your nest egg. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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When High Fees Stink Up Your 401(k), What Can You Do?

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

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Boeing Case Is Latest Targeting 401(k) Plans With Excessive Fees

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