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March 5, 2018

Oregon first state to start retirement program

  • OregonSaves is designed for the one million Oregonians who don't have a retirement savings plan at work.
    Oregon Public Broadcasting

    PORTLAND — Over the years, Oregon has been both lauded and lambasted for new ideas, whether it be doctor-assisted suicide, public beaches or its bottle bill.

    Now, it's breaking ground again. Oregon is the first state in the nation to help people save for retirement. “If you plan ahead, you're just going to be set up for the future,” said Ulises Orozco, a 19-year-old sous chef at Thunder Island Brewery in Cascade Locks, Oregon. He makes about $20,000 a year.

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