Research September 2021

Stark Inequality: Financial Asset Inequality Undermines Retirement Security

This report finds that economic inequality continues to grow, with Blacks and Hispanics owning only a sliver of financial assets. Even though the Gen X and Millennial generations are more diverse, whites continue to dominate when it comes to accumulating financial assets. This economic inequality ultimately translates into financial insecurity in retirement, which is exacerbated […]

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Press Release September 23, 2021

Competition Opens for Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies Award

Competition Opens for Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies Award National Institute on Retirement Security and Conference of Consulting Actuaries Co-Sponsor New Award Webinar on October 21st to Review Award Process and Timeline WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2021 – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) have launched a […]

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In the News

Stark, Growing Economic Inequality Fuels Retirement Insecurity

In a new Forbes column, NIRS Executive Director Dan Doonan writes that most working Americans will continue to struggle to achieve retirement security because the ownership of financial assets is highly concentrated among the wealthiest. He explains that a new analysis, Stark Inequality, examines the role of race in financial asset ownership. Boomer, Gen X, […]

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Award

NEW Competition and Award

The National Institute on Retirement Security and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries have launched a new public pension funding competition and award: Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies.

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