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State-sponsored retirement savings plans off to a strong start in 2015

On May 18, 2015, Washington became the 4th state to enact a law to provide private sector workers with new options for retirement savings. These state efforts continue to gain significant momentum. Illinois enacted its Secure Choice retirement savings plan in

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Stronger Nests, Bigger Eggs – New public policy options to promote retirement income security

Stronger Nests, Bigger Eggs – New public policy options to promote retirement income security

August 3, 2009

Without dramatic changes to our country’s private-sector pension and retirement saving system, most workers will not be able to save enough for a comfortable retirement. A significant change is needed to help businesses and workers increase retirement savings. We all

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Retirement Security Accounts

Retirement Security Accounts

May 18, 2009

A better retirement system is critical for the economic security of Americans and for promoting small business competitiveness. Currently, half of all workers lack access to a retirement plan at their workplace. Small businesses face high administrative and cost hurdles that

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Key Elements of Retirement Security Accounts

Key Elements of Retirement Security Accounts

January 1, 2002

The Pension Problem   Social Security provides a strong foundation of a guaranteed minimum income in retirement for workers, but a comfortable and secure retirement also requires savings built up over many years. Unfortunately: Only about half of workers have

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