High School Financial Education and Downstream Financial Behaviors: What Does the Research Say?

Requiring high school financial education affects near-term behaviors for young adults entering financial independence yet has little effect on long-term savings and investing, explain Profs. Carly Urban of Montana State University and Melody Harvey of University of Wisconsin-Madison, via RetireSecure Blog.Read More

What Does Longevity Awareness Do To Retirement Planning?

Understanding life expectancy and longevity risk improves retirement related decision making including how people save, invest, and decumulate assets to avoid running out of money in old age find Profs. Abigail Hurwitz and Orly Sade of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Olivia S. Mitchell of Wharton via RetireSecure blog. Read More

2022 PRC Symposium Report: “Real-World Shocks and Retirement System Resiliency”

The Pension Research Council’s 2022 Symposium, “Real-World Shocks and Retirement System Resiliency” was held April 28-29, 2022. The conference was co-hosted by John Sabelhaus, the Brookings Institute, Stephen Utkus, current Visiting Scholar, Pension Research Council, and Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell. This was the third time the conference was held online. Here are some of the highlights from the event.Read More