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U.S. states look abroad for retirement saving solutions

Faced with a growing retirement savings gap, many U.S. states have sought to address this challenge through a variety of policy solutions, from removing barriers for small business participation in employer-based savings plans to eliminating costly administrative fees for account holders. States have also taken the opportunity to look abroad, learning from international models of savings and planning. Below, officials from three states – California, Illinois, and Washington – discuss their experience and the importance of looking beyond our borders.