Displaying items by tag: retirement readiness - The New School SCEPA

Guaranteed Retirement Accounts (GRAs) are universal, affordable, and portable accounts that provide workers with a monthly paycheck in retirement that lasts the rest of their lives.

Workers in low-wage households are more likely to experience economic shocks and to withdraw from their retirement accounts, exacerbating pre-existing inequalities in the retirement savings system.

This report demonstrates how low and decreasing retirement plan coverage rates and the shift from traditional defined benefit pension plans to 401(k)-type plans are threatening New Yorkers’ financial readiness for retirement. 

SCEPA’s Retirement Equity Lab (ReLab) released a report that is the first to quantify the real effect of the retirement crisis - poverty. 

This report documents the consequences of declining employer-sponsored plans in New York City.

Workers across the country face a retirement crisis. However, workers in Philadelphia are faring worse than average.

This report finds that employer sponsorship of retirement plans is declining in Maryland.

This study utilizes data from the Current Population Survey (CPS) to compute sponsorship trends in North Carolina.

On June 15, 2016, ReLab Research Director Tony Webb presented a report on Philadelphia's retirement crisis to the City's Council Committee on Labor and Civil Service.

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