Once the “MTV Generation”; now the “Sandwich Generation”, Gen X has faced unprecedented economic pressures. Bruce and Peg discuss how Gen Xers can catch up on retirement.
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Peg Chromy Webb has specialized in financial consulting for more than 30 years and is a popular co-host of the “Your Money” Radio Show. She is passionate about financial education and shares her expertise on career-building and financial literacy through various charitable endeavors.