Employers Add Emergency Savings Accounts to Benefits

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In addition to 401(k) and health savings accounts, many employers are offering emergency savings accounts as a way for workers to put away funds in case of an unexpected need. WSJ retirement reporter Anne Tergesen joins host J.R. Whalen to explain how these accounts work, and the financial incentives some companies offer workers to join.

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