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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.  

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April 20, 2019

Building Financial Education within the Latino Community

Abigail Zapote, Executive Director at Latinos for a Secure Retirement, talks with Ric Edelman about the need to increase financial knowledge through the intergenerational framework of the Latino community.  

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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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February 2, 2019

Understanding the Current and Future State of Social Security

Bill Arnone, Chief Executive Officer for the National Academy of Social Insurance, joins Ric Edelman to discuss the current and future state of Social Security and how to spur action to shore up its finances.  

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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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December 22, 2018

Saving for Retirement – Through Your Employer or at Home

Skip Schweiss, President of TD Ameritrade Trust Company, chats with Ric Edelman about savings options for those without access to a workplace retirement plan and how savers should manage their investments. 

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December 8, 2018

How People Lose Track of Their Retirement Savings Accounts and How to Find Them

Ric Edelman is joined by David Mitchell, Associate Director at the Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program, to discuss how people lose track of their retirement savings accounts and what the policy implications are for these forgotten investments.

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