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  • Press ReleaseSeptember 12, 2023

    Public Pensions Play a Critical Role Reducing Wealth Inequality by Race and Gender

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Report Finds Public Pensions Play a Critical Role in Delivering Retirement Security for Older Americans While Reducing Wealth Inequality by Race and Gender Report Supplemented by 51 Fact Sheets Detailing Pension Equity Impacts in States and Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C., and BERKELEY, CA, September 13, 2023 – A new report finds […]

  • Press ReleaseJuly 12, 2023

    New Report Finds Alarming Retirement Outlook for Generation X

    New Report Finds Alarming Retirement Outlook for Generation X National Institute on Retirement Security Analysis Indicates Bottom Half of Generation X Earners Have Almost Nothing Saved for Retirement WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2023 – A new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) finds a dismal retirement outlook for Generation X, the first […]

  • Press ReleaseApril 27, 2023

    NIRS Delivers Report on Impacts of Retirement Plan Design on Teacher Retention to Alaska Department of Education

    National Institute on Retirement Security Delivers Report on Impacts of Retirement Plan Design on Teacher Retention to Alaska Department of Education WASHINGTON, D.C., April 27, 2023 – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) has delivered a new report to the Alaska Department of Education on the impacts of various retirement benefit offerings on the […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 21, 2023

    NIRS Hosts 14th Annual Retirement Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

    MEDIA ADVISORY National Institute on Retirement Security Hosts 14th Annual Retirement Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Lisa Gomez to Deliver Remarks February 21, 2023, Washington, D.C. – The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) will hold its 14th Annual Retirement Policy Conference on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, in Washington, […]

  • Press ReleaseJanuary 4, 2023

    Pension Spending During Pandemic Supported $1.3 Trillion In Output Across U.S.

    Pension Spending During Pandemic Supported $1.3 Trillion In Output, 6.8 Million Jobs, $157.7 Billion in Tax Revenue Across the U.S. Economy Real Estate, Food Services, Health Care, and Retail Sectors Realized Biggest Employment Impacts Webinar on January 11 at 2 PM ET to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., January 4, 2023 – Economic gains attributable to […]

  • Press ReleaseDecember 21, 2022

    National Institute on Retirement Security Applauds SECURE 2.0 Legislation

    National Institute on Retirement Security Applauds SECURE 2.0 Legislation Retirement Provisions Are a Step in Right Direction, But More Work Needed to Prioritize Low- and Middle-Income Workers WASHINGTON, D.C., December 22, 2022 – SECURE 2.0 legislation that is expected to pass this week as part of the 2023 omnibus appropriations bill is a clear sign […]

  • Press ReleaseDecember 8, 2022

    New Research Finds Pension Plans Alone Often Don’t Provide Retirement Income Adequacy for State and Local Government Employees

    New Research Finds Pension Plans Alone Often Don’t Provide Retirement Income Adequacy for State and Local Government Employees The National Institute on Retirement Security and Aon to Host Webinar on December 15th to Review Report Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., December 8, 2022 – A first-of-a-kind analysis finds that retirement is growing more challenging for public sector […]

  • Press ReleaseOctober 4, 2022

    New Research Examines the Impact of the Great Recession on U.S. Public Pension Plans

    New Research Examines the Impact of the Great Recession on U.S. Public Pension Plans The Majority of Plans Recovered Assets Within Six Years and Have Adapted in Ways that Strengthen Long-Term Sustainability National Institute on Retirement Security to Host Webinar on October 13th to Review Report Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., October 5, 2022 – A new […]

  • Press ReleaseJuly 12, 2022

    Public Pension Benefit Dollars Provide Substantial Economic Impact on Rural Communities And Small Towns Across U.S.

    Public Pension Benefit Dollars Provide Substantial Economic Impact on Rural Communities And Small Towns Across U.S.  New Report Details Economic Impact Across 43 States  Webinar on July 14th to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., July 12, 2022 – As many small towns and rural communities across America face shrinking populations and growing economic challenges, a new […]