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As the pandemic wore on and the economic fallout worsened, survey after survey tried to quantify the impact on Americans' retirements. However, a paper from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College asserts that the pressures on retirement today are as bad as they were before the pandemic. Social Security, employer-sponsored retirement plans and the labor market for older workers have held up about as well as they did last year — meaning there is still work to be done to improve retirement outcomes.

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