The Retirement Gamble – A Frontline Video

This video underscores the value of financial literacy by focusing on the experiences of those who’re now grappling with the looming economic challenge of retirement. A series of interviews and first-hand accounts highlight the increasingly important role that money—and, in particular, knowing how to manage it effectively—plays in shaping our day-to-day lives.

Unfortunately, when it comes to their knowledge of personal finance, many are woefully undereducated—and the future implications are chilling for today’s high school and college students. The stories that follow offer a sobering glimpse of what may be in store for millions of adolescents if they do not learn to comprehensively and constructively manage all aspects of their financial lives, and do so well before they reach middle-age.

Watch the entire video about “The Retirement Gamble, Will your IRA or 401(k) Ensure a Safe Retirement”  by visiting the Frontline/PBS website: