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Money Smarts: Finding Security in a Changing World

By 2030, almost 70 million Americans will be 65 or older. Most will outlive their parents’ and grandparents’ generations, but many will also outlive their savings accounts. Many surveys show that most seniors don’t have enough saved up for retirement. This hour we’ll talk with financial expert Jonathan Pond about how to make our money last.

In the second hour: Dinnertime Survival Guide

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