As more U.S. workers go independent, a retirement time bomb is ticking
NEW YORK - Ask self-employed workers about retirement savings, and a shocking number give exactly the same answer: "What retirement savings?"
The potential consequences are scary not only for them - the nation's growing ranks of entrepreneurs, freelancers, consultants and contractors - but also for the United States as a whole. With more and more people without regular jobs and the benefits that come with them, the nation faces a retirement time bomb.
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