BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- In recent days, the streets of France have been clogged with protests -- some violent -- in part because of a proposal to raise the national retirement age.The furor over a proposal to raise the pension threshold to age 62 from 60 by 2018 is not likely to garner much sympathy from the many Americans struggling with a self-directed 401(k) and the ability of Social Security to meet their needs.
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