Research September 2019

Financial Asset Inequality and Its Implications for Retirement Security

A new research brief finds that financial asset inequality among Americans continues to increase, and the inequality is consistent across generations. This wealth inequality, combined with dangerously low retirement savings among most households, poses a significant threat to retirement for working Americans. The new analysis indicates that from 2004 to 2016, the share of financial […]

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Press Release September 25, 2019

New Research Finds Growing Financial Asset Inequality

New Research Finds Growing Financial Asset Inequality  Persistent Concentration of Financial Assets Among the Wealthiest Coupled with Low Savings Poses Retirement Threat to Working Americans  Among Baby Boomers, Top 25 Percent Own 91 Percent of Financial Assets; Similar Inequality Among GenX and Millennial Generations  Webinar on Tuesday, October 1st at 2 PM ET to Review […]

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In the News

NIRS Discusses Retirement Savings Shortfall

A guest on Nevada Week, NIRS Executive Director Dan Doonan discusses the massive retirement savings shortfall confronting working Americans. Watch the full episode at 

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NIRS Rebuts Claims on Americans' Retirement Readiness

In response to a column that appeared in The Los Angeles Times, NIRS submitted a letter to the editor rebutting claims that Americans are sufficiently prepared for retirement.

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