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  • Press ReleaseAugust 24, 2017

    New Poll Finds Strong Support Among Kentuckians for Pensions

    NEW POLL FINDS HIGH SUPPORT AMONG KENTUCKIANS FOR PENSIONS 86 Percent Say All Workers Should Have Access to a Pension; 92 Percent Say Pensions Good Tool to Recruit Teachers WASHINGTON, D.C., August 24, 2017 – Eighty-six percent of Kentuckians say that all workers, not just those in the public sector, should have a pension plan according […]

  • Press ReleaseAugust 23, 2017

    Public Employees Choose Pensions

      NEW STUDY FINDS PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OVERWHELMINGLY CHOOSE PENSIONS AS RETIREMENT PLAN OVER INDIVIDUAL 401(K)-TYPE ACCOUNTS Webinar on August 23rd at 11 AM ET. Register Here. WASHINGTON, D.C., August 23, 2017 – A new study finds that public sector employees with retirement plan choice overwhelmingly choose defined benefit (DB) pension plans over 401(k)-type defined contribution (DC) individual accounts. […]

  • Press ReleaseMarch 1, 2017

    Coloradans Deeply Worried About Retirement

      New Study Finds Coloradans See a Rocky Road to Retirement High Anxiety About Economic Security in Retirement Holds Across Age Groups With Younger Coloradans More Nervous and Willing to Save More News Highlights: New Colorado-based study by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) reveals 82 percent of Coloradans believe the nation faces a retirement […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 28, 2017

    Across Party Lines, Americans Worried About Retirement

    WASHINGTON, D.C., February 28, 2017 – America faces deep political divide, but not when it comes to economic security in retirement. A new report finds that 76 percent of Americans are concerned about their ability to achieve a secure retirement, with that level of worry at 78 percent for Democrats and 76 percent for Republicans. […]

  • Press ReleaseMarch 1, 2016

    Women 80% More Likely to be Impoverished in Retirement

    WOMEN 80 PERCENT MORE LIKELY THAN MEN TO BE IMPOVERISHED IN RETIREMENT New NIRS Report Details Women’s Financial Security Challenges, Offers Policy Recommendations to Close Retirement Gender Gap Live Webcast of Findings at Retirement Policy Conference on Tuesday, March 1st WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2016 – A new analysis finds that women are far more likely than […]

  • Press ReleaseAugust 1, 2015

    Research Examines Retirement Risk, Role of Annuities

    NEW RESEARCH BRIEF EXAMINES RETIREMENT SECURITY RISKS IN PUBLIC RETIREMENT PLANS, ROLE ANNUITIES CAN PLAY Public Pensions Manage Risks with Varied and Effective Strategies Annuities Provide Lifelong Income to Retirees But Transferring Longevity Risk to Insurance Companies Has High Cost with Fewer Consumer Protections WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST 26, 2015 – A new research brief finds […]

  • Press ReleaseJuly 15, 2015

    New State Financial Security Scorecards Reveal Retiree Economic Pressure

    NEW STATE FINANCIAL SECURITY SCORECARDS REVEAL FUTURE RETIREE ECONOMIC PRESSURES Retirement Outlook Troubling; California, Florida, South Carolina Rank Lowest While Wyoming, Alaska, Minnesota Rank Highest Webinar to Review Findings on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 11:00 AM ET. Register here. Download Webinar Powerpoint here. Watch a replay of the Webinar here. WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 30, 2015 – A new […]

  • Press ReleaseNovember 1, 2014

    New Issue Brief Analyzes Teacher Retirement Plan Choice In Two States

    New research examines the retirement benefit elections of teachers in two states when there is a choice between a pension plan or a plan that combines an individual account with a pension. New Issue Brief Analyzes Teacher Retirement Plan Choice In Two States Webinar on Wednesday, December 17th at 4 PM ET to Review Findings […]