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 […]
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. […]
A new issue brief finds that the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) has had the unintended consequence of worsening the nation’s retirement crisis.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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