Back-to-school dinners, Retirement crisis

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This photo taken Oct. 13, 2009 shows Ryan Worden, 16, having an after school snack as his dad Peter Worden fixes dinner for the family at their home in Chatham, N.J., using a magazine that he discovered offers recipes for a month’s worth of varied meals. After being laid off, Worden began carrying more of the load at home. Mel Evans/AP Photo

A Wisconsin cooking writer shares easy meals for evenings with students returning to school. Then, an economic professor joins us to explain the looming retirement crisis in the U.S. and what we can do about it.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Erin Clarke Guest
  • Teresa Ghilarducci Guest

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