The latest Miscellaneous from Funding Our Future

April 19, 2019

Event Recap: A Conference on The Financial Future of Social Security: Highlights from the Trustees’ 2019 Report

When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Board of Trustees for the Social Security Trust Funds released its annual report on the financial challenges facing the program. This report is a critical benchmark for policymakers and the public to understand the state of the trust funds. Their financial futures are critical to […]

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April 13, 2019

The Corporate Pursuit of Financial Security for All

Deborah Winshel, Managing Director and Global Head of Social Impact at BlackRock, joins Ric Edelman to explain how big companies like BlackRock can take action to help individuals achieve a more financially secure future.  

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March 2, 2019

Dispelling Common Myths About Social Security

Kathleen Romig, Senior Policy Analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, clears up common misunderstandings about Social Security and its future in her conversation with Ric Edelman.

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February 16, 2019

States Filling the Retirement Savings Gap

Geoff Sanzenbacher, Associate Director of Research at the Center for Retirement Research, chats with Ric Edelman about how state governments are developing new programs to enhance retirement savings opportunities for workers.  

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January 5, 2019

Preparing for the Changing Future of Retirement

Thea Lee, President of the Economic Policy Institute, speaks with Ric Edelman about what individuals can do to better prepare for the changing future of retirement in America.  

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October 25, 2018

Promises Made Aren’t Always Promises Kept

Jim Douglas, former Governor of Vermont, speaks with Ric Edelman about unfunded liabilities in state pension programs and the need for more public awareness around financial literacy.

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October 20, 2018

Managing Your Retirement Savings Accounts from Career to Retirement

Senior Vice President of the American Benefits Council, Lynn Dudley, chats with Ric Edelman about what individuals need to consider when it comes to managing their 401(k) during their career and in retirement.  

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October 6, 2018

Applying Theories of Behavioral Finance to Retirement

Brigitte Madrian, Dean of Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business and a leading behavioral economist, talks to Ric Edelman about how we can leverage behavioral economics to get more Americans saving for retirement.   

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October 2, 2018

Finding Common Ground: Fixing Our Retirement Security Challenge

On this episode of the Facing the Future podcast, a production of the Concord Coalition that is also broadcast on New Hampshire radio, host Chase Hagaman and Concord Coalition Executive Director Bob Bixby interview Shai Akabas, Director of Economic Policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center. They discuss the state of retirement security in America and […]

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September 30, 2018

Unpeeling the Layers of Retirement Planning

Ric Edelman has a conversation with Steve Vernon, Consulting Research Scholar at the Stanford Center on Longevity, about the tough choices that retirees need to make — from investments to health care to spending habits — in planning for a secure retirement.

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