FRONTLINE

Can You Afford to Retire?

Season 2006 Episode 9 | 55m 13s

There have always been rumors about disappearing social security, but now the U.S faces a real risk of dried up dollars. With vanishing pensions and faltering 401(k) plans, are middle class Americans facing a rough ride in their retirement years?

Aired: 05/16/06

Rating: NR

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