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Study Sees U.S. Retirement Wealth Up Sharply by 2040
August 6, 2007
The average value of Americans' 401(k) plans will be substantially higher in real terms by the year 2040, even if stock market returns fall short of their historical values, according to new research by a team of economists from MIT, Harvard and Dartmouth.
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