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What a “tontine” could mean for your retirement savings
Oct 6, 2021

What a “tontine” could mean for your retirement savings

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Also today, Susan Schmidt discusses the markets with us. Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen urges regulation of the company. There's also buzz swirling around a potential work requirement for parents in order to access their child tax credit funds.

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Facebook whistleblower Haugen stresses need for regulation to Senators

Oct 6, 2021
Haugen also said Facebook was also fueled by an emphasis on short-term profits.
Facebook whistleblower, Frances Haugen appears before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee during a hearing entitled 'Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower' at the Russell Senate Office Building on Oct. 5, 2021 in Washington, D.C.

Pressure mounts to require parents to work to get the child tax credit

Oct 6, 2021
Opponents fear that requirement could make the benefit inaccessible to the families who need it most.
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An argument for bringing back a contractual "lottery" for retirement savings

Marketplace's Chris Farrell explains why a "tontine" could be used positively in retirement plans.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer