• 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 […]

  • Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2014

    New Scorecard Ranks By State Economic Pressures On Future Retirees

    A new analysis finds that nearly every state falls short in key areas measuring retirement readiness. Live webcast to review findings at retirement policy conference.     NEW FINANCIAL SECURITY SCORECARD RANKS BY STATE ECONOMIC PRESSURES ON FUTURE RETIREES All States Fall Short; California, Florida, and Mississippi Rank Lowest and Wyoming Ranks Highest Live Webcast Today […]

  • Press ReleaseDecember 1, 2013

    No Retirement Savings for Typical U.S. Households of Color

    A new report calculates the retirement security racial divide. Every racial group faces risks, but people of color face severe challenges preparing for retirement. NEW STUDY FINDS TYPICAL U.S. HOUSEHOLDS OF COLOR HAVE NO RETIREMENT SAVINGS Retirement Crisis Most Severe for Black, Latino Households Webinar on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 12 PM ET to […]

  • Press ReleaseAugust 1, 2013

    Australia, Canada, and the Netherlands Retirement Programs Outshine U.S.

    While the U.S. faces a retirement crisis, other countries have programs that provide a better level of economic security in retirement. RETIREMENT PROGRAMS IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, AND THE NETHERLANDS OUTSHINE U.S., NEW RESEARCH FINDS Three Nations Offer Lessons for Providing High Quality Retirement Plans with Income Adequacy, Financial Sustainability, and Risk Sharing WASHINGTON, D.C., AUGUST […]

  • Press ReleaseJune 1, 2013

    Retirement Crisis Worse Than We Thought

    Typical Working-Age Household Has $3,000 Saved for Retirement; Retirement Underfunding Ranges from $6.8 to $14 Trillion Webinar on Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 11 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 20, 2013 – A new research report calculates that the magnitude of the retirement savings shortfall is staggering. When all working-age families are counted, the typical family […]