Financial turmoil and retirement plans

Susan Martin, right, and her mother Betty Gresick prepare for dinner at Martin's home in Claymont, Del. Gresick, 84, retired from a family electronics business, at age 82, but does not have a retirement fund of her own.
Susan Martin, right, and her mother Betty Gresick prepare for dinner at Martin's home in Claymont, Del. Gresick, 84, retired from a family electronics business, at age 82, but does not have a retirement fund of her own.Bradley C. Bower / AP file