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A new Census Bureau report also shows a sharp increase in the debt load among older retirees -- at a time when they should optimally be debt-free.
Baby boomers can expect to have less to spend in retirement than their parents did. And that's without cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
Baby boomers are now more likely to be burdened by high-interest credit card debt than people 35 and under. Job loss is only partly to blame.
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