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  • May 14, 2024

    Americans’ Views of State-Facilitated Retirement Programs

    A national survey of working-age Americans finds strong support for new state-facilitated retirement programs that are focused on helping workers without employer-provided plans save for retirement. More than three-fourths of Americans (77 percent) agree that state-facilitated retirement programs are a good idea. And at a time when the nation faces deep political division on a […]

  • April 29, 2024

    What Do Women Think About Retirement?

    Women face an uphill climb when it comes to preparing for retirement. They earn less than men, often take time away from the workforce for caregiving, they live longer, and are less likely to have access to a retirement plan at work. In fact, U.S. Census Bureau data show that half of women ages 55 […]

  • February 28, 2022

    Americans’ Views of Public School Teachers and Personnel in the Wake of COVID-19

    A new national survey finds deep public concern about the K-12 public school workforce. Americans’ Views of Public School Teachers and Personnel in the Wake of COVID-19 finds that eighty-three percent of Americans express concerns about public school staff shortages, while 81 percent are worried about workforce burnout. Conducted by Greenwald Research, this new national […]

  • November 18, 2021

    Americans’ Views of State-Facilitated Retirement Programs

    A national survey finds strong support for new state-facilitated retirement programs aimed at helping workers without employer-provided plans save for retirement. Americans’ Views of State-Facilitated Retirement Programs finds: The vast majority of Americans (72 percent) agree that state-facilitated retirement programs are a good idea. There is high support across party and generational lines, with support […]

  • July 19, 2021

    Generational Views of Retirement in the U.S.

    A national survey finds that Millennials and Generation X are more worried about retirement as compared to older generations. Sixty-four percent of Millennials and 54 percent of Generation X are more concerned about their retirement security in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The level of concern is at 42 percent for Baby Boomers and […]

  • March 17, 2021

    Americans’ Views of State & Local Employee Retirement Plans

    A new national survey finds that more than three-fourths of Americans agree that all workers, not just those working for state and local government, should have a pension. And even though the nation is deeply divided on many other issues, support for pensions is consistent across party lines. Eighty percent of Democrats, 75 percent of […]

  • February 10, 2021

    Retirement Insecurity 2021 | Americans’ Views of Retirement

    A new report finds that across party lines, Americans are worried about their financial security in retirement. The vast majority of Democrats (70 percent), Independents (70 percent) and Republicans (62 percent) agree that the nation faces a retirement crisis. There also is bi-partisan agreement that the average worker cannot save enough on their own to […]