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Help Americans Secure Their Retirement

Economy / News April 11, 2017

There remains opportunity for action on important policies that can help the American people. Retirement security is one of those issues that crosses partisan boundaries.

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Testimony by Conrad and Lockhart on Retirement Security to the Senate Special Committee on Aging

Kent Conrad, James B. Lockhart, III / Research September 7, 2016

A Gallup poll earlier this year found that 64 percent of Americans are either very worried or moderately worried about not having enough money for retirement.

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Ten years after retirement security law, it’s time to act again

Economy / News August 17, 2016

Kent Conrad and James Lockhart outline a bipartisan proposal that allows Americans the opportunity to easily save for retirement straight from their paychecks.

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This retirement plan lifts a million people out of poverty

Economy / News July 1, 2016

Kent Conrad and James Lockhart discuss a bipartisan proposal that would help boost retirement savings, including Social Security.

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Kent Conrad and James Lockhart Discuss Social Security Funding Crisis

Economy / News June 28, 2016

Conrad and Lockhart joined SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel to discuss the challenges facing Social Security and outline key reform proposals included in a new BPC report.

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Retirement Savings and Security: An American Imperative

Economy / Press Release June 9, 2016

Saving for retirement to ensure financial security in later years is a goal shared by all Americans that unfortunately is not always within easy reach.

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Dallas Fed Struggles to Fill Fisher’s Big Shoes

Finance / News July 30, 2015

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is taking its time picking a new president, leaving the institution without a strong public voice at a time of intense debate.

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Tax Hikes To Fix Retirement Security Woes?

Economy / News May 14, 2015

Shoring up Social Security and ramping up private savings were the laudable goals on the agenda at a recent conference put on by BPC and the Concord Coalition.

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Sen. Orrin Hatch and Jason Furman to Keynote Retirement Security Discussion

Economy / Press Release April 29, 2015

Leading policymakers offer their thoughts on how we can improve retirement security.

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Retirement Commission Co-Chairs Testify Before Senate Aging Committee

Ben Ritz, Emma Weil / Blog September 9, 2016

Taken together, BPC’s recommendations would increase retirement savings by 50 percent for middle-class Americans and reduce old-age poverty by one-third.

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