Working To Make Retirement Plans Better For The Poor

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Working To Make Retirement Plans Better For The Poor

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[BridgeNews] When the U.S. Congress reconvenes later this month, the Senate will consider its version of the Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act. This bill, a variant of the Taxpayer Refund and Relief Act of 1999 that President Clinton vetoed, passed the House in July by a whopping 401 to 25 vote.
But the bill represents a second-rate solution to a first-order probleman out of touch and outmoded private pension system that leaves millions of Americans without adequate retirement incomes.

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