Obama launches savings accounts

Order creates ‘myRA’ retirement plans for workers

Posted: January 30, 2014 at 5:22 a.m.

President Barack Obama tours the U.S. Steel Irvin Plant on Wednesday in West Mifflin, Pa., before speaking about retirement policies he highlighted in the State of the Union Address.

President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed an order to create starter retirement accounts that could be opened with as little as $25, but he acknowledged there’s a limit to the help he can give low-wage workers without congressional action.

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