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Date: March, 2009

  • In the NewsMarch 15, 2009

    Automatic-IRA Plan Needs More Work

    Investment News, March 15, 2009 “There needs to be some emphasis placed on finding a structure that will make this economically viable because there are opportunities here for providers to grow their businesses substantially,” said Beth Almeida, executive di-rector of the Washington-based National Institute on Retirement Security. The administration may want to consider combining various […]

  • In the NewsMarch 11, 2009

    Put Your 401(k) Back to Work

    Washington Post, March 11, 2009 The economic funk has made virtually everyone anxious about retirement. In fact, 83% of Americans worry that the recession will have a major impact on their retirement plans, according to a recent poll by the National Institute on Retirement Security. Read the full article here.

  • In the NewsMarch 10, 2009

    U.S. Workers Delay Retirement as Recession Drags On

    Epoch Times, March 10, 2009 Faced with a deepening economic recession and smaller nest eggs, more U.S. workers than ever are delaying retirement, recent surveys and reports found. “Even before the global financial crisis, the retirement outlook for Americans was grim,” Beth Almeida, executive director of the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) said in […]

  • In the NewsMarch 1, 2009

    Pensions with Big Feet

    Governing, March 2009 A new study by the National Institute on Retirement Security reports on the economic impact of state and local pension plans. The report, with the catchy name of “Pensionomics,” finds that in 2006 state and local pensions: Had a total economic impact of more than $358 billion. Supported more than 2.5 million […]