For years, experts have warned that Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. Now, with a financial crisis unfolding, that warning takes on a new urgency. And for those who’ve been trying to save and invest, the turbulence of the last few weeks has caused dismay.
Brigette White is a certified financial planner with Hickock and Boardman Retirement Solutions. Jim Leddy is the President of AARP-Vermont. They speak with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about retirement and how the changes on Wall Street might affect the way we approach it.