Reps. Johnson, Larson, and Ribble are providing an important public service by keeping a focus on Social Security’s serious funding issues.
While the controversial deferred action programs remain frozen in the courts, several other reforms have been rolled out or otherwise addressed in the past year.
Amid the uncertainty of timing, Trump’s appointments will have a major impact on the future of the post-crisis financial regulatory structure.
The Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act would modify some of the existing retirement tax incentives in ways that would improve access to retirement savings.
Tax credits are just one way of bringing in private capital and they do not eliminate the need for stable, long-term federal infrastructure funding.
Financial insecurity can cause many hard-working savers to prematurely withdraw funds from their retirement accounts for unexpected needs.
Infrastructure enjoys support on both sides of the aisle. As attention turns to 2017, what might a Trump infrastructure proposal look like?