Archived Project

Retirement Security Project

View All
  • Retirement Security for Women

    As the baby boomers approach retirement, hardly a day passes without reference to concerns — in media outlets, policy discussions, and research circles — about whether households are saving enough to finance adequate living standards in retirement. Most of this discussion, however, focuses on the generation as a whole. In this paper, we explore financial prospects and problems for women and... Read More

  • The Potential Effects of Retirement Security Project Proposals on Private and National Saving

    This paper from The Retirement Security Project provides rough, ballpark calculations of how several recent proposals could affect private and national saving. The proposals, aimed at improving retirement security for middle- and low-income households, include automatic 401(k)s, automatic IRAs, an expanded and permanent Saver's Credit, split refund capability, and asset test reforms. With the... Read More

  • Automating Savings: Making Retirement Savings Easier

    Industrialized societies are facing major challenges with respect to their citizens' retirement security. Across the globe, populations are aging rapidly. At the same time, too many households are not saving adequately for their retirement and other long-term needs even though saving vehicles are available. Read More