Findings Debunk Inaccurate & Misleading Assertions about Teacher Pensions Webinar on Thursday, October 26th at 11:00 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C., October 26, 2017 – A new report finds that defined benefit (DB) teacher pension plans work for both schools and teachers, and that there are important policy reasons to continue offering these retirement plans. The research […]
CHANGES TO SAVER’S CREDIT WOULD SUBSTANTIALLY IMPROVE RETIREMENT SAVINGS FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME WORKERS Lack of Retirement Plans is Key Factor Obstructing Millions of Americans from Reaping the Benefit of Tax Credit Webinar on Thursday, October 12th at 11:00 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C., September 26, 2017 – A new report says that the underutilized Saver’s […]
PENSIONS IMPROVE QUALITY OF U.S. PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM AND REDUCE TEACHER TURNOVER Magnetic Effect of Pensions Helped Retain 32,000 Teachers, Saved Up to $284 Million Nationally in Turnover Costs WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2017 – A new research brief analyzing the effectiveness of defined benefit (DB) pensions on teacher retention and productivity finds that pensions play […]
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 […]
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