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  • Press ReleaseNovember 18, 2021

    New Research Finds Strong Support for State-Facilitated Retirement Programs for Workers Lacking Workplace Plans

    New Research Finds Strong Support for State-Facilitated Retirement Programs for Workers Lacking Workplace Plans 72 Percent of Americans Say These Retirement Programs Are a Good Idea    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2021 – A national survey finds strong support for new state-facilitated retirement programs aimed at helping workers without employer-provided plans save for retirement. The vast […]

  • Press ReleaseOctober 14, 2021

    Middle Class U.S. Households Have Few Financial Assets

    Across Generations, U.S. Middle Class Households Have Few Financial Assets, According to New Analysis from the National Institute on Retirement Security Lack of Assets Will Mean Retirement Insecurity for Middle Class Families WASHINGTON, D.C., October 14, 2021 – A new analysis finds that across generations, middle class households in the U.S. own few financial assets […]

  • Press ReleaseSeptember 23, 2021

    Competition Opens for Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies Award

    Competition Opens for Innovative Public Pension Funding Strategies Award National Institute on Retirement Security and Conference of Consulting Actuaries Co-Sponsor New Award Webinar on October 21st to Review Award Process and Timeline WASHINGTON, D.C., September 23, 2021 – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) and the Conference of Consulting Actuaries (CCA) have launched a […]

  • Press ReleaseSeptember 1, 2021

    Accumulation of Financial Assets Increasingly Unequal, Especially for Blacks and Hispanics

    Accumulation of Financial Assets Increasingly Unequal, Especially for Blacks and Hispanics Growing Economic Inequality and Changes to Retirement Structure Further Weaken Middle Class Retirement Security  The National Institute on Retirement Security Hosts a Webinar to Review New Research Report WASHINGTON, D.C., September 1, 2021 – A new report finds that economic inequality continues to grow, […]

  • Press ReleaseJuly 19, 2021

    New Research Finds Millennials & Gen X Increasingly Concerned About Retirement

    New Research Finds Millennials and Gen X Increasingly Concerned About Retirement in Wake of Pandemic  National Poll Finds Strong Support Across Generations for Pensions and Social Security WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2021 – A national survey finds that Millennials and Generation X are more worried about retirement as compared to older generations. Sixty-four percent of […]

  • Press ReleaseMay 10, 2021

    New Research Offers Comprehensive Guide on Public Sector Hybrid Retirement Plans

    New Research Offers Comprehensive Guide on Public Sector Hybrid Retirement Plans The National Institute on Retirement Security Hosts a Webinar on May 12 at 2 PM to Review Research WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2021 – A new report provides a comprehensive  overview of the many aspects of public sector hybrid retirement plan designs. The report […]

  • Press ReleaseMarch 18, 2021

    Floridians Strongly Support Pensions for Public School Teachers

    Floridians Strongly Support Pensions for Public School Teachers Public Support Comes as Lawmakers Consider Pension Legislation Would Eliminate Teacher Choice and Drive up Taxpayer Costs WASHINGTON, DC, March 18, 2021 – As Florida lawmakers consider legislation that would strip away pensions for teachers, a new state-wide survey finds that Floridians overwhelming support providing these retirement […]

  • Press ReleaseMarch 18, 2021

    77% of Americans Support Pensions for All Workers

    77 Percent of Americans Support Pensions for All Workers, According to New Research from the National Institute on Retirement Security Americans See Pensions as Important Tool to Recruit & Retain State and Local Public Employees WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2021 – A new national survey finds that 77 percent of Americans agree that all workers, […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 17, 2021

    Amid Political Division, Americans United in Retirement Worry

    AMID DEEP POLITICAL DIVISION, AMERICANS UNITED IN WORRY ABOUT RETIREMENT, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY More Than Half of Americans Say the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Increased Retirement Concerns Vast Majority Agree Social Security Should Remain A Priority, With Half Supporting Expansion Webinar on February 25th at 2 PM ET […]