Retirement USA in the News

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New report: Americans are trillions of dollars behind on retirement savings

by Eileen Ambrose, Baltimore Sun, September 15, 2010

Lots of people say they wished they were able to save more for retirement. Add everyone up, and the retirement savings deficit — what Americans should have accrued in savings and pension benefits — reaches about $6.6 trillion.

Americans Face $6.6 Trillion 'Retirement Income Deficit'

by Hugh Collins, Daily Finance, September 15, 2010

A new study says that Americans are $6.6 trillion short of the amount they need to retire.

Retirement on Hold: American Workers $6 Trillion Short

by Scott Cohn, CNBC, September 15, 2010

A new study obtained by CNBC says Americans are $6.6 trillion short of what they need to retire.

$6.6 Trillion Retirement Deficit

by Scott Cohn, CNBC, September 15, 2010

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401(k) Day: Is there anything to celebrate?

by Kelley M. Butler, Employee Benefit News, September 10, 2010

Maybe things will be more feisty, if not festive, at next week’s Retirement USA event, aimed at revealing, rallying and rising up against America’s retirement income deficit.

Labor Express For August 9, 2010

Labor Express Radio, August 09, 2010

Perspectives on Retirement System Reform for the 21st Century [PDF]

TIAA-CREF Institute Policy Brief, December 01, 2009

Recession raises questions over retirement plans

by Doug Denison, Dover Post, November 24, 2009

Fidelity Says 401(k) Accounts Recover From 2008 Drop

by Jeff Plungis, Bloomberg News, November 19, 2009

Balancing Present and Future Needs

by Martha Hamilton, AARP Bulletin Today, November 12, 2009