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 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.