Off Topic: Frontline - The Retirement Gamble

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About 10 years ago PBS Frontline had a special on Retirement. It was pretty shocking back then and it seems not many people noticed. Luckily they took a second pass at it last night. Here are the results:

Part One:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Part Two:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Part Three:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Part Four:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.

Part Five:


Watch The Retirement Gamble on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.