retirement

About 1.7 million troops are eligible to switch from a traditional pension plan to a blended plan that works more like a 401(k). But some lack the financial skills to evaluate their options.

States and cities around the country are ramping up their efforts to attract military retirees, whose presence can be good for the local economy.

Many American workers find themselves financially unprepared for retirement. Among racial and ethnic groups, Latinos are the least prepared.

They're one of the fastest-growing racial or ethnic groups, and they have a longer life expectancy than whites and blacks — at about 81 years old.

In the first segment:

In the book "Smoke Signals," Martin A. Lee traces the history of cannabis from the counter-culture movement of the 1960s to the multi-billion dollar industry it is now. With states like Washington and Colorado decriminalizing the plant, what does this mean for Texas?

In the second segment:

Tilling Past Retirement: Farming After Age 70

Aug 15, 2013

Watering hundreds of apple and peach trees, weeding gardens chock full of eggplant and okra, and mowing 11 acres of land is tall order for any farmer.

Just imagine doing all that at age 74.

As the average age of the American farmer is clicking steadily upward; one Tarrant County couple is farming long past retirement age.

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