Retirement Savings

Pew’s retirement savings project studies the challenges and opportunities for increasing retirement savings. The initiative examines barriers to retirement savings that affect workers, employers, and taxpayers; policies aimed at eliminating those barriers; and the fees associated with retirement plans. The project strives to foster policy debate and action on how best to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to save a sufficient amount for retirement.

Our Work

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  • Small Business Views on Retirement Savings Plans

    As policymakers in more states consider measures to help private sector workers save for retirement, the views and concerns of employers— particularly small- and medium-sized business owners—have been a major topic of discussion. Read More

  • Retirement Program Choices That Affect Employees

    As state policymakers consider legislative proposals to help private sector workers save for retirement, the impact of these plans on employee savings will be determined in part by decisions they make on a number of factors. Among those are who is eligible to participate, how they are enrolled, where initial contribution levels should be set, how contributions will be invested and protected, and... Read More

  • Retirement Program Choices That Affect Employers

    As state policymakers consider legislative proposals to help private sector workers save for retirement, the impact of these plans on employers will be determined in part by decisions they make on a number of factors. Among those are what size employers would be included, what responsibilities employers would have for program management, how many workers in total would likely be covered by the... Read More

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Ken Willis

Officer, Communications

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