August 18, 2019
Considering Couples’ Retirement Savings
Geoff Sanzenbacher, Associate Director of Research at Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research, joins Ric Edelman to highlight his new research on important considerations for married couples to keep in mind when saving for retirement.
August 3, 2019
Social Security Solvency: The Problem and Possible Solutions
Steve Goss, Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration, joins Ric Edelman to lay out the financial challenges facing Social Security and a few options to achieve solvency in the future.
July 20, 2019
Legislation on Small Business’ Retirement Plans
Ric Edelman is joined by U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) to discuss his newly reintroduced legislation that could help companies, especially small businesses, better support their employees in preparing for retirement.
July 13, 2019
CalSavers: California’s New Workplace Retirement Savings Program
Katie Selenski, Executive Director of the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program, talks to Ric about the rollout of the state’s new program and their efforts to ensure that all Californians have access to a workplace retirement savings plan.
July 10, 2019
New Survey by Funding Our Future Shows 31 Percent of Workers Do Not Have Access to Workplace Retirement Savings Plans
Washington, D.C. — Having enough money saved for retirement is one of the biggest financial challenges Americans face. With the central role that 401(k)-type plans have come to play, those who lack the opportunity to save in a workplace retirement account are at a severe disadvantage. In a survey with Morning Consult, the Funding Our Future campaign found that […]
July 6, 2019
Why the SEC’s Best Interest Regulation May Not Be in Investors’ Best Interest
Barbara Roper, Director of Investor Protection at the Consumer Federation of America, contends in her conversation with Ric Edelman that the SEC’s Best Interest Regulation, meant to protect investors from conflicts of interest, is a misnomer.
June 22, 2019
Living Longer Means Saving More
Peter Kaldes, President and CEO of the South Florida Institute on Aging, discusses with Ric Edelman how Americans living longer lives impacts their retirement security.
June 8, 2019
Addressing Retirement Readiness: Social Security and the Automatic IRA
Former U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico speaks with Ric Edelman about his experience in the Senate addressing the problem of retirement readiness through proposals like an automatic IRA and improvements to Social Security.
May 18, 2019
Increasing Access to Workplace Retirement Savings Plans
John Scott, Director of Retirement Savings at the Pew Charitable Trusts, converses with Ric Edelman about the promise of Auto-IRAs and multiple employer plans in helping workers save for retirement.
May 4, 2019
The Crucial Role of Financial Literacy
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, Chair and President of the Charles Schwab Foundation, joins Ric Edelman to stress the importance of increasing financial literacy from an early age to help Americans help themselves.