Retirement Security

A hearing was held on the effect of the financial crisis on pension funds and workers' directed retirement accounts, such as 401(k)… read more

A hearing was held on the effect of the financial crisis on pension funds and workers' directed retirement accounts, such as 401(k) plans. Congressional Budget Office Director Peter Orszag said that American brokers have lost as much as $2 trillion in retirement savings in the past 15 months. Other topics included a trend for older Americans to work longer into their 60s, and changes made by Congress in recent years that shift decisions, costs, and risks from employers to employees, who often lack investment knowledge close

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Program ID:
281646-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 7, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 24, 2008

Airing Details

  • Oct 07, 2008 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2008 | 5:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 09, 2008 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2008 | 3:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 24, 2008 | 1:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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