• Press ReleaseFebruary 27, 2020

    NIRS Hosts 11th Annual Retirement Policy Conference

    NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY HOSTS 11thth ANNUAL RETIREMENT POLICY CONFERENCE ON MARCH 3rd   Event Features Keynote by Alissa Quart, Author of Best-Selling Book, Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America New Research To Be Released on Economic Impact of Pensions on Rural and Small Towns Across America Live Webcast Via Facebook February 27, […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 5, 2020

    85% of Millennials Working in State & Local Government Plan To Stick with Employer

    85% OF MILLENNIALS WORKING IN STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT PLAN TO STICK WITH THEIR EMPLOYER, BUT BENEFIT CHANGES COULD PUSH THEM OUT THE DOOR Most Millennials Working in State and Local Government Satisfied with Job Despite Knowing They Could Earn More in the Private Sector Webinar to Review Findings on February 13th at 2 PM […]

  • Press ReleaseJanuary 13, 2020

    New Report: 40% of Older Americans Rely Solely on Social Security for Retirement Income

    Only 7% of Retirees Have Ideal Situation of Income from Three Sources: Social Security, a Pension and Savings  Social Security Kept More Than 7.5 Million Households Out of Poverty, Reduced Public Assistance Costs by $10 billion in 2013  Pensions Kept Nearly One Million Retirees Out of Poverty, Reduced Public Assistance Costs by $4 Billion in […]

  • Press ReleaseDecember 19, 2019

    National Institute on Retirement Security Applauds Passage of Retirement Legislation

    Measure is Step Forward in Addressing U.S. Retirement Savings Crisis Despite Political Acrimony, Americans United in Concern About Retirement WASHINGTON, D.C., December 19, 2019 – At a time when working Americans are struggling to save for retirement, the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) commends the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives for bi-partisan passage […]

  • Press ReleaseNovember 11, 2019

    Amid Worker Shortages, New Research Examines State & Local Employee Views on Their Jobs, Pay and Benefits

    Amid Worker Shortages, New Research Examines State & Local Employee Views on Their Jobs, Pay and Benefits  Public Employees Committed to Public Service Despite High Stress and Lower Salaries; Say Benefits are a Key Recruitment and Retention Tool and Cuts Could Drive Them Out of Public Workforce 85 Percent of State & Local Millennial Employees […]

  • Press ReleaseSeptember 25, 2019

    New Research Finds Growing Financial Asset Inequality

    New Research Finds Growing Financial Asset Inequality  Persistent Concentration of Financial Assets Among the Wealthiest Coupled with Low Savings Poses Retirement Threat to Working Americans  Among Baby Boomers, Top 25 Percent Own 91 Percent of Financial Assets; Similar Inequality Among GenX and Millennial Generations  Webinar on Tuesday, October 1st at 2 PM ET to Review […]

  • Press ReleaseAugust 7, 2019

    New Case Studies Find Increased Taxpayer Costs When States Move Employees Out of Pension Plans

    Alaska, Kentucky, Michigan & West Virginia Experiences Offer Cautionary Examples to Policymakers on Retirement Plan Design Changes Webinar on August 13th at 2 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C., August 7, 2019 – A new series of case studies finds that states that shifted new employees from defined benefit pensions to defined contribution or cash balance plans […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 26, 2019

    Despite Political Polarization, Dems and GOP United in Concern About U.S. Retirement Crisis

    DESPITE POLITICAL POLARIZATION, DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS AND INDEPENDENTS UNITED IN CONCERN ABOUT U.S. RETIREMENT CRISIS  Majority of Americans Say They Can’t Achieve Financial Security in Retirement and New Tax Law Isn’t Helping; Millennials Most Pessimistic But Most Willing to Save More  Findings Released During Live Webcast of 10th Annual Retirement Conference WASHINGTON, D.C., February 26, 2019 […]

  • Press ReleaseFebruary 22, 2019

    NIRS Holds 10th Annual Retirement Policy Conference: Live Webcast on 2.26.19

    NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY HOSTS 10th ANNUAL RETIREMENT POLICY CONFERENCE Event Features Leading Retirement Expert Speakers and Release of New Research on Americans’ Views of the U.S. Retirement Crisis February 22, 2019, Washington, D.C. – The National Institute on Retirement Security will hold its 10th Annual Retirement Policy Conference, Retirement Security in America | […]