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No Pension, No Problem: OregonSaves Grows


Would you take a full-time job with a place that did not offer some kind of retirement plan?  It won't be necessary in Oregon soon. 

Because the state continues to roll out the OregonSaves program, a plan to put some money away for retirement at a job that offers neither pension nor 401k-style plan. 

Businesses and individuals can take part, and the Oregon Retirement Savings Board oversees the program.  State Treasurer Tobias Read visits to talk about the features of OregonSaves.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.