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What retirement plan numbers tell us about wealth gaps
Jun 21, 2022

What retirement plan numbers tell us about wealth gaps

A new study from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania finds that 47.7% of workers are not covered by a retirement plan at work. The data also shows disparities based on race, gender, and education. Senior economics contributor Chris Farrell helps break down some of the information. President Biden is considering the suspension of the federal gas tax. The BBC reports on a massive workers strike that has halted railways in the U.K.

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Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
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Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Jarrett Dang Digital Producer (gone fishing)
Jesson Duller Media Producer