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Published: 12 December 2014

168 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190218898

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Falling Short

The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It

Charles D. Ellis, Alicia H. Munnell, and Andrew D. Eschtruth

  • Tackles the challenge of ensuring retirement security for an aging population with brevity and clarity
  • Pulls together a large body of research and data to provide both historical context and a detailed picture of the current challenge
  • Does not just diagnose the problem; provides specific and practical solutions that build on the current structure of the nation's retirement system
  • Purposely chosen solutions for their feasibility as well as their effectiveness
  • Contains separate chapters on what individuals can do and what we can do collectively as a nation

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