Racial Wealth Gap Deepens U.S. Retirement Crisis

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This 15-minute podcast episode provides a holistic explanation of U.S. racial disparities in retirement savings, particularly for Black Americans. For example, due to generational disinvestment, Black families today have only one-sixth of the retirement savings as white families. Includes an expert financial advisor, Tremain Wills, who works with Black women entrepreneurs. It also includes some practical advice for those impacted.