NEW State Financial Security Scorecard Print E-mail

cover_finalThe Financial Security Scorecard: A State-by-State Analysis of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees finds states fall short in key areas measuring retirement readiness.

Download the report here.

Listen to a live webcast of the report findings during the NIRS policy conference available here.  The conference agenda is available here.

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Read the press release here

This new analysis gauges the relative performance of the fifty states and the District of Columbia in three key areas: anticipated retirement income; major retirement costs like housing and healthcare; and labor market conditions for older workers.

The study is designed to serve as a tool for policymakers to help identify potential areas of focus for state-based policy interventions to improve Americans’ retirement prospects.  

The report is authored by Christian E. Weller, professor of public policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston; Nari Rhee, manager of research at the National Institute on Retirement Security and Carolyn Arcand, doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston.  

Across the nation, states are falling short.