Retirement USA

People of Color and Retirement Savings: Beyond the Numbers

If you look at the statistics you might think Read more »

"Wake Up, Washington!" on Women and Retirement

As we approach the end of the second week of Retirement USA's "Wake Up, Washington!" Month" we have learned a great deal Read more »

The Other Deficit

$6.6 trillion. No, that’s not the national debt, it’s America’s Retirement Income Deficit Read more »

Social Security’s a Vital Lifeline for Older Women

The Alan Simpsons and John Boehners of the world talk about raising the retirement age and cutting Social Security benefits for “Read more »

Senator Tom Harkin delivers floor statement in support of Retirement USA

Mr. HARKIN. Madam President, I rise today to speak out in support of Retirement  USA’s ‘‘Wake Up, Washington!’’ Month Read more »

Poverty among the Elderly Is a Women’s Issue

NWLC’s analysis of Census Bureau data released last week shows that older women are at much higher risk of poverty than older men.  Read more »

Women and the Retirement Income Deficit

Women tend to earn less, live longer, and spend more time outside of the workforce than men.  Read more »

It's Economic Security, Stupid

In 1992 Democratic strategist James Carville summed up the presidential race between Bill Clinton and George Herbert Walker in four now very famous words: “It’s the economy, stupid.” Read more »

Statement on "Wake Up, Washington!" Month by Susan Scanlan, Chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations

I speak for the 12 million American women who are part of the nonpartisan National Council of Women’s Organizations.   Read more »

Senator Herb Kohl delivers floor statement on Retirement Security

Mr. President, I rise today as chairman of the Special Committee on Aging to talk about retirement security in America.  Read more »

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