Research March 2019

Retirement Insecurity 2019: Americans’ Views of the Retirement Crisis

New public opinion research finds that Americans are united in their concern about retirement. In overwhelming numbers, Americans say the nation faces a retirement crisis, with Democrats at 80 percent, Republicans at 75 percent, and Independents at 75 percent. These findings are contained in a new research, Retirement Insecurity 2019: Americans’ Views of the Retirement […]

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Press Release February 26, 2019

Despite Political Polarization, Dems and GOP United in Concern About U.S. Retirement Crisis

DESPITE POLITICAL POLARIZATION, DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS AND INDEPENDENTS UNITED IN CONCERN ABOUT U.S. RETIREMENT CRISIS  Majority of Americans Say They Can’t Achieve Financial Security in Retirement and New Tax Law Isn’t Helping; Millennials Most Pessimistic But Most Willing to Save More  Findings Released During Live Webcast of 10th Annual Retirement Conference WASHINGTON, D.C., February 26, 2019 […]

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In the News

NIRS Comments on SECURE Act

The National Institute on Retirement Security does not take positions on legislation, but told Yahoo Finance the bill’s provisions aimed at expanding access to retirement programs are an important step. “We see those things as promising, but probably not adequate to tackle the scale of the problem,” said Dan Doonan, executive director with the National […]

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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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