The National Institute on Retirement Security develops Fact Sheets to help inform retirement security decisions.
State-Facilitated Retirement Savings Plans: Overwhelmingly Supported by Americans Fact Sheet shows that across party lines, Americans think state retirement plans are good ideas. Download the fact sheet.
Public Pension Plans Honor Those Who Served in Military Services Fact Sheet provides information on how state retirement systems go exceed requirements under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) to strengthen retirement security for employees who served in the military. Download this fact sheet.
“Pensions by the Numbers” and “Who Has a Pension” Fact Sheets were published To help provide information and context about the role of pensions in providing retirement readiness.
Download the Pensions by the Numbers fact sheet.
Download the “Who Has a Pension” fact sheet.
These fact sheet present an overview of how pensions work, background information about each state’s retirement systems, and state data from cornerstone NIRS research including Pensionomics 2014 and The Three Rs of Teacher Pension Plans.
Select a set of state-by-state fact sheets to download using the links below: