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A big step forward for state-based initiatives

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For the past 15 years, one of the Center’s top priorities has been to find innovative ways of finishing the formidable task of expanding pensions and retirement savings for the about 50 percent of the workforce – 70 million Americans – who are not currently participating in an employer-sponsored retirement savings or pension plan.

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Retirement Plans At Every Employer! Is Your State Next?

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Paid sick leave, raising the minimum wage, commuter benefits. What’s next on the list of items employers are going to have to offer their employees? Retirement benefits.

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Obama Signals Support for DOL Fiduciary Redraft

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DOL fiduciary redraft said to be heading to OMB any day as opponents and supporters prepare for battle

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The Retirement Savings Plan Financial Advisors Don't Want You to Know About

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For the millions of Americans who don't have company-sponsored plans, some states are considering offering retirement accounts for private-sector workers.

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FSI to fight rollout of auto IRAs

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Independent broker-dealer group says automatic retirement savings plans pose competition to financial advisers

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Connecticut Secure Retirement Plan

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On May 7, 2014, the Connecticut General Assembly passed a “budget implementer” bill that includes provisions to lay the groundwork for a new state-administered retirement savings plan for private-sector workers who do not have an employer-provided pension or retirement savings plan.

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Harkin's universal retirement plan called a good start despite some hurdles

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An ambitious idea for a universal retirement program introduced Jan. 30 by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is being welcomed for advancing a national debate on ways to improve retirement security, but it faces an uphill climb in Congress.

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Rethinking savings plans as struggling Americans raid 401(k)s

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For too many of Vada Lindsey's lower-income clients, their hard-earned 401(k) accounts become go-to emergency funds when they are faced with unexpected cash needs.

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The Road to Retirement

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Even before the Great Recession, Americans were not saving enough, if anything, for retirement, and policy experts were warning of a looming catastrophe. The economic downturn and its consequences — including losses in jobs, income, investments and home equity — have made that bad situation much worse.

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Why you may retire in poverty

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Are you going to retire in poverty? Today's seniors are more affluent than the general population. But the generations that follow them - starting with the baby boom generation - will not be as fortunate. The decline of pensions, the erosion of Social Security and the housing crash all are pointing toward a new crisis of poverty among lower- and middle-class seniors in the years ahead.

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