Research September 2018

Retirement in America | Out of Reach for Most Americans?

A new research report finds that the retirement savings levels of working age Americans remain deeply inadequate despite economic recovery. An analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals that the median retirement account balance among all working individuals is $0.00. The data also indicate that 57 percent (more than 100 million) of working age individuals […]

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Press Release September 17, 2018

New Report Finds Nation’s Retirement Crisis Persists Despite Economic Recovery

Median Retirement Account Balance is $0 Among All Working Age Individuals; 100 Million Americans Lack Any Retirement Account Assets  Retirement Savings Closely Correlated with Income and Wealth; Individuals with Retirement Accounts Have More Than Three Times Income of Those Without Accounts  Webinar on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 11 AM ET to Review Findings WASHINGTON, […]

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In the News

Watch NIRS on CNBC

Diane Oakley, NIRS executive director, discuss NIRS latest research report on the struggles facing Millennials in saving for retirement. She says that a big part of the problem is that many Millennials are not eligible to save in their workplace retirement plans. Watch the full interview here:  http://cnb.cx/2G0VX02

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Letters

American Families Deserve a Serious Policy Debate on Retirement Security

With the debate on tax reform in full swing in Congress, tax incentives for savings appear to have avoided the chopping block. Yet, while sparing them doesn’t make it harder for American families to save for retirement, it doesn’t make it any easier either.

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