The aging of baby boomers and the looming funding crisis for Social Security have spurred candidates, lawmakers, and experts to propose ways to boost retirement savings.
Two new proposals, plus a groundswell of support for the idea both on and off Wall Street, suggest that we may see real movement toward expanded workplace retirement plans.
With 78 million baby boomers entering or on the verge of retirement, the U.S. needs a more strategic approach for linking health and housing policies.
Currently, five federal agencies fund multiple programs that provide assistance for the aging such as in-home services, affordable housing and transportation.
As Baby Boomers move out of the labor force and into retirement, the ratio of workers to beneficiaries will drop to roughly 2:1 by 2034.