Retirement Revolution

Is the title of a two-hour PBS documentary on the financial challenges and options facing America’s baby boomers that will debut nationally next Monday (March 31). Dr. Steven Weisbart, I.I.I.’s chief economist, will appear in the program that will be aired in separate, one-hour installments. The first episode, ‘Hazards and Vicissitudes,’ offers a look at the origins of retirement in the U.S. and the creation of Social Security and Medicare. In the second segment, ‘On Our Own,’ the focus shifts to how Americans are more personally involved today than previous generations in planning for their own retirement. The second segment, featuring Dr. Weisbart, airs on Monday, April 7. Check out further I.I.I. info on life insurance, annuities and long-term care insurance.  

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