Research December 2018

Latinos’ Retirement Insecurity in the United States

This report finds that inequalities in access and eligibility to employer-sponsored retirement plans are contributing to persistent retirement savings gaps for Latinos. As a result, Latinos are falling even further behind in preparing for retirement. Only 31 percent of all working age Latinos participate in workplace retirement plans, resulting in a median retirement account balance […]

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Press Release December 3, 2018

Inequalities in Workplace Retirement Plan Access & Eligibility Drive Latinos’ Savings Gap

NEW RESEARCH FINDS INEQUALITIES IN RETIREMENT PLAN ACCESS AND ELIGIBILITY FOR LATINOS  Persistent Inequalities Driving Retirement Savings Gap   Latino Retirement Plan Participation Rate 22 Percentage Points Lower Than Whites; Only 21.6% of Latinos Have $1 or More Saved for Retirement Webinar on December 11th at 11 AM ET to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., December […]

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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:

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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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