: GoFundMe campaigns are raising money to help older Walmart workers retire. ‘This is not a feel-good story, this is about the failure of our retirement system.’

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GoFundMe campaigns have been raising piles of cash for older Walmart workers who want to retire — but the heartwarming stories about sudden windfalls mask a dark reality about economic security and growing old in America, say retirement experts.

“This is not a feel-good story, this is about the failure of our retirement system,” said Teresa Ghilarducci, a labor economist at the New School, about the spate of GoFundMe campaigns supporting older Walmart workers.

‘Stories of strangers helping elderly workers’

Fundraisers…

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