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Format: 07-24-2014
Format: 07-24-2014
This report was produced by the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards (CSS), an alliance of more than 150 consumer, small business, labor, scientific, research, good government, faith, community...
June 11, 2013 | Report |
The Coalition for Sensible Safeguards
Demos
Executive Summary The conventional wisdom about Social Security is profoundly misguided. According to today’s mistaken consensus, the U.S. as a society cannot afford to allocate the money to pay for...
April 3, 2013 | Report |
Michael Lind
Steven Hill
Joshua Freedman
Our nation is on the brink of a retirement crisis that could have severe consequences for both future retirees and society as a whole. The steady erosion in the voluntary employer-sponsored...
November 28, 2012 | Report |
The share of workers without any retirement plan at work has risen dramatically over the past decade. The percentage of workers whose employer did not sponsor any type of retirement plan rose from 39...
November 28, 2012 | Policy Brief |
In 1935, with the passage of the Social Security Act, our national leaders made a promise to all citizens: after a lifetime of hard work, no older American would suffer from poverty in their old...
September 4, 2012 | Policy Brief |
Though your retirement or bank accounts statements contain no evidence of it, everyone who has an IRA, 401k, or any other individual retirement savings account pays a variety of fees every year. But...
May 29, 2012 | Report |
Almost half of single women over the age of 65 face the real crisis of outliving their financial resources. Most have very limited resources and are forced to make daily trade- offs between paying...
October 31, 2011 | Report |
Even before the full impact of the Great Recession hit, seniors were seeing their retirement security steadily and rapidly destroyed. The elimination of secure pensions for most Americans combined...
September 21, 2011 | Report |
Tatjana Meschede
Thomas Shapiro
The fear of poverty and outliving one's resources is an increasingly common experience among today's senior citizens. For millions of American seniors this fear is justified. In only four years, the...
July 19, 2011 | Report |
For far too long, brokers have been selling their older clients complex investments known as structured products. These products are so risky, and so costly in fees, that some of them are almost sure...
May 17, 2011 | Report |