Research May 2020

Still Shortchanged: An Update on Women’s Retirement Preparedness

While most Americans are struggling to save for retirement, women face even higher hurdles, largely stemming from the gender pay gap that eventually becomes a retirement wealth gap. Older women receive about 80 percent of the retirement income older men receive, a disparity that mirrors the gender pay gap. Still Shortchanged: An Update on Women’s […]

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Press Release May 7, 2020

Gender Pay Gap Persists Into Retirement

NEW REPORT: GENDER PAY GAP PERSISTS INTO RETIREMENT Older Women Receive About 80% of Retirement Income That Older Men Receive, Mirroring the Gender Pay Gap   Caregiving Has Highly Detrimental Impact on Women’s Retirement Preparedness While Divorce Presents Complex Issues for Retirement Savings Webinar on May 12th to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., May 7, 2020 […]

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In the News

COVID-19 Recession is Destroying Millennials’ Retirement Dreams

A commentary piece published by MarketWatch, Tyler Bond, NIRS research manager, examines the grim retirement outlook for Millennials. Let’s face it, millennials’ economic outlook has been fragile at best. We graduated from high school and college into a weak job market. The most educated generation in history entered the workforce with unprecedented student debt thanks […]

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NIRS Rebuts New York Times on Public Pensions

NIRS says that calling retirement plans serving 25 million working and retired public employees "time bombs" borders on journalistic malpractice.

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