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Want a pension in retirement? Here’s how to create one

Howard Gold
Want a pension in retirement? Here’s how to create one

Remember the good old days, when workers retired with a gold watch and a pension? Only 15% of private sector workers now participate in a traditional defined-benefit pension plan (three out of every four government workers do), according to the Pension Rights Center. The rest of us would rather get that nice monthly retirement check in our bank accounts and let the professionals handle everything else.