Research December 2023

No Quick Fix: Closing a Public Pension Plan Leads to Unexpected Challenges

No Quick Fix: Closing a Public Pension Plan Leads to Unexpected Challenges tracks the experience of five states that shifted new employees away from defined benefit (DB) pensions to defined contribution (DC) or cash balance plans. Among states that switched to a DC plan, costs rose, negative cash flow grew, and employee turnover increased. Additionally, […]

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Press Release February 22, 2024

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Retirement Policy Conference

MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the National Institute on Retirement Security Policy Conference 15th Annual Retirement Conference Scheduled for February 27th in Washington, D.C. February 22, 2024, Washington, D.C. – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) will hold its 15th Annual Retirement Policy Conference on Tuesday, February 27, […]

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In the News

Demographic Changes Highlight Growing Retirement Challenges

In a Forbes column, NIRS Executive Director Dan Doonan writes that one of the most immediate challenges resulting from changing demographics is the strain on government-sponsored pension and healthcare programs.

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Webinars

Retirement Dialogues Webinars

The National Institute on Retirement Security regularly hosts webinars on a wide variety of topics related to retirement security that feature leading experts. Recent topics include investing, Social Security and cybersecurity issues. Learn about upcoming webinars and watch previous webinars.

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