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Financial Security Scorecard: A State-By-State Analysis Of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees, Christian Weller, Nari Rhee, Carolyn Arcand Mar 2014

Financial Security Scorecard: A State-By-State Analysis Of Economic Pressures Facing Future Retirees, Christian Weller, Nari Rhee, Carolyn Arcand

Christian Weller

As Americans increasingly worry about their retirement prospects, states play an important and growing role in retirement security policy. States already manage long-term care programs for the elderly through Medicaid. Concerned about the impact of future elder poverty on state and local budgets and their local economies, a number of states are exploring the creation of low-cost and low-risk retirement savings plans for private sector workers who lack access to pensions or 401(k)s on the job. Some states have developed programs to help older workers find work.

This report presents the Financial Security Scorecard, designed to inform state-level ...


Do Inherited Iras Protect Assets Well?, Lindsey Paige Markus, Assistance From Evan D. Blewett Jun 2013

Do Inherited Iras Protect Assets Well?, Lindsey Paige Markus, Assistance From Evan D. Blewett

Evan Blewett

Whether a client has a complex or simple estate plan, failure to properly address a retirement plan (IRA) beneficiary designation may cause havoc. Regardless of what a client’s estate plan may say, the beneficiary designation under the client’s IRA governs.


Ensuring Health And Income Security For An Aging Workforce, Peter Budetti, Richard Burkhauser, Janice Gregory, H. Hunt Nov 2012

Ensuring Health And Income Security For An Aging Workforce, Peter Budetti, Richard Burkhauser, Janice Gregory, H. Hunt

H. Allan Hunt

The chapters explore implications of an aging workforce for a number of social programs in the coming decades, and point to the critical policy issues we must face when growing numbers of older workers begin to strain the capacity of those programs.