Archive for the ‘Economic Perspective’ Category

Time for a new 401K?

A popular way for workers to save for retirement is through 401K plans, but with the drop in the stock market during the recession many people lost a lot of money in their 401K, which prompting the joke that their 401K was now a 201K. Should there be changes to this retirement program? N.C. State University economist Mike Walden discusses debate surrounding this issue.

The new growth report

The quarterly report on the gross domestic product, or GDP — the gold standard of reports taking the economy’s pulse — came out recently. N.C. State University economist Mike Walden explains the latest numbers.

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