This Election Could Help Make or Break Your Retirement

The fate of Social Security is only one small part of what’s at stake.
Illustrator: Steph Davidson

With the future of Social Security in question and a dangerous shortfall in many Americans' savings, five states are testing out bold and controversial legislation to get people to put away more for retirement. The new laws could give much-needed financial options to one in five Americans, opening the door to similar experiments in other states—depending on who gets elected in November. 

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