BPC Provides FSOC Reform Testimony for Senate Banking Hearing

Financial Reform March 25, 2015
The hearing examined ways to strengthen transparency, accountability, and the process for designating so-called “systemically important financial institutions.”

Making Your 401(k) Last a Lifetime

Brian Collins, Alex Gold March 25, 2015
Even after a lifetime of saving, retirees must make their assets last through a retirement that could be two or three decades - or longer.

BPC’s Financial Reform Work Praised at Senate Hearing

Financial Reform March 24, 2015
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) told Olson that he “appreciated the work of the Bipartisan Policy Center” and the “need to find some bipartisan compromise” if lawmakers are to get the policy right.

Continued Unrest in Yemen Should Force U.S. to Reevaluate Strategy

Jessica Michek March 20, 2015
Yemen appears to be on the brink of failure and hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. military equipment might be fanning the flames.

Barriers to Savings: Asset Tests

Alex Gold, Kelly Isom March 13, 2015
Asset tests are clearly a strong savings disincentive for Americans who benefit from means-tested programs.

Debt Limit Reinstatement: Why This Time is Different

Brian Collins, Shai Akabas March 13, 2015
Barring quick action by policymakers, the 2015 period of operation at the debt limit could last longer than any of those in recent years.

Bipartisan Tip Sheet – March 2015

Jonathan Yuan March 10, 2015
A monthly roundup of events featuring Bipartisan Policy Center founders, senior fellows, project leaders and staff.

What to Watch for: FSOC’s March 11 Meeting

Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin March 10, 2015
The Financial Stability Oversight Council met Wednesday, March 11 in closed session.

What Do You Do? Physical Literacy in Action

Robin Schepper March 9, 2015
BPC and numerous other organizations from the United States and Canada are working together to create a comprehensive physical literacy plan.

10 Policy Recommendations to Improve the Renewable Fuel Standard

Stuart Iler March 5, 2015
There have been advocates on both sides of the Renewable Fuel Standard debate calling for either outright repeal or holding firm on the existing requirements.