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March 10, 2018

Why More Americans Need to Save for Retirement

Ric Edelman chats with Dallas Salisbury, former president of the Employee Benefit Research Institute and member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings, about the state of retirement security in America, including Social Security, IRAs, 401(k)s, and the critical need for you to contribute to a retirement savings account.

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March 3, 2018

How Can Retirement Security Be Improved for Low-Income Americans?

Ric Edelman chats with Ida Rademacher, executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program, on the retirement security challenges facing Americans and how we can give more people the opportunity to save both for retirement and emergency needs.

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February 24, 2018

Retirement Security for Latinos

Ric Edelman chats with Eric Rodriguez, a vice president at UnidosUS, on the state of retirement security for Latinos in America and reforms that could improve the picture.

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February 3, 2018

Building the Political Will to Improve America’s Retirement Security

Many workers lack access to retirement savings, millions of Americans are struggling to turn savings into a lifetime of income, and Social Security is on a path to drastic benefit cuts. And yet, Congress continues to ignore America’s growing retirement challenges. Ric Edelman and Jason Grumet discuss how the Funding Our Future campaign will help get Congress’s attention and start the right conversations about retirement security in America.

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February 3, 2018

Building the Political Will to Improve America’s Retirement Security

Ric Edelman and Jason Grumet, President of the Bipartisan Policy Center, discuss the launch of the Funding Our Future Campaign and highlight opportunities to build political will in Congress to improve America’s retirement security.

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January 31, 2017

Prizes Facilitate Saving By Youth

Commonwealth analyzes a prize-linked savings pilot program in New York. 

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October 25, 2016

Social Security Keeps 22 Million Americans Out of Poverty: A State-By-State Analysis

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities documents the impact Social Security has on poverty.

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July 23, 2016

Impact of Retirement Risk on Women

The Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement reviews the retirement risks faced by women. 

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June 13, 2016

Filling the Gap: New Ideas that Get People to Save

Third Way looks at lessons from behavioral economics that are being applied across the country to incentivize savings. 

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