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Barriers to saving


  • Zoë Neuberger
  • Robert Greenstein
  • Peter Orszag


When the poor succeed in building up a few assets, they often find themselves disqualified from badly needed government programs. Confusing rules about IRAs and 401(k)s plus conflicting state regulations make retirement saving particularly challenging.

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  • Zoë Neuberger & Robert Greenstein & Peter Orszag, 2006. "Barriers to saving," Communities and Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Sum, pages 25-27.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2006:i:sum:p:25-27

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