Smoothing the Path: Balancing Debt, Income, and Saving for the Future (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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The life cycle model shows that saving for the future requires people to limit consumption during their working years and save so they will have a "nest egg" to draw on during retirement. Recent changes in how people save for retirement have shifted some responsibility from firms to individuals.

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