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Some Sobering Retirement Charts

TODAY IN General History

1890: Congress creates the first pension in which age is part of eligibility, as any veteran over age 65 becomes entitled to a monthly payment of between $6 and $12.

TODAY IN FinancialHistory

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Overall, the the median household in America has only a couple thousand dollars saved for retirement!

But even among the 3 cohorts nearest or at retirement the median amounts are still just a few thousand dollars.

 

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From marketwatch.com

 

Anyone can be a millionaire

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National Student Debt Snapshot