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More in retirement news:
How the pandemic forged new FIRE followers, with a difference (The New York Times)
3 intriguing words on retirement from Stephen Breyer (The Washington Post)
Federal workers to gain access to ESG in retirement portfolios (Roll Call)
Taxes in retirement and Roth IRA conversions: What to know (Barron’s)
AIG to sell life and retirement unit stake to Blackstone, another with IPO (Reuters)
The most important retirement planning question you need to answer (Forbes)
Research and Insight:
Research shows people spending less in retirement than needed — here’s why (Yahoo! Finance)
Further proof that auto-enrollment is key to saving earlier for retirement (401(k) Specialist Magazine)
Retirement, once on track, now derailed for many (Credit Union Times)
Americans’ retirement-saving habits diverge along racial lines (Pensions & Investments)
Retirees’ home equity: Useful but unused (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)
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