Americans need a national retirement-savings plan, probably mandatory, in order to keep retirees afloat financially during what have become increasingly longer lifespans, BlackRock CEO Laurence Fink writes. Such a plan could provide extra income alongside Social Security, he writes. "We need to make the retirement crisis our No. 1 national priority -- and pursue a comprehensive solution that allows people at all income levels to benefit from being investors," Fink writes.

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