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News @ Noon: AARP Minnesota Pushing For State Run Retirement Plan [AUDIO,POLL]

UNDATED – A recent AARP Minnesota survey found few of us are saving money for our retirement.

Seventy-six percent of Minnesotans say they feel they haven’t saved enough.  Also, 40 percent of Minnesota workers aren’t being offered access to a retirement-savings plan through their work.

State AARP Director Will Phillips says two of the three forms of financial retirement security have been eroding.

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Phillips says they’re pushing the state legislature to create a state run savings plan.

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Nationally, the typical working-age household has only $3,000 in retirement savings, while near-retirement households only have $12,000.

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