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Date: December, 2019

  • In the NewsDecember 23, 2019

    We’re Getting Old, But We’re Not Doing Anything About it

    A New York Times opinion pieces says that “the aging of America demands serious reconsideration of the way we live. Confronting the issue and its many implications, from Medicare’s failure to cover long-term care to the ethics of physician-assisted dying, requires what seems to be the most difficult task for human beings — thinking about […]

  • Press ReleaseDecember 19, 2019

    National Institute on Retirement Security Applauds Passage of Retirement Legislation

    Measure is Step Forward in Addressing U.S. Retirement Savings Crisis Despite Political Acrimony, Americans United in Concern About Retirement WASHINGTON, D.C., December 19, 2019 – At a time when working Americans are struggling to save for retirement, the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) commends the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for bi-partisan passage […]

  • In the NewsDecember 18, 2019

    Could New DB Plan Designs Solve for Retirement Savings Inadequacy and Inequality?

    Plan Sponsor reports that recent studies find 401(k)s have increased retirement savings gaps among demographic groups, and those in 401(k)s have not met their savings potential, while DB plans offer more equality. “The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has published an Issue Brief that contends financial asset inequality is exacerbated by regressive tax incentives […]