Why Low Interest Rates Hurt Retirees

The COVID-19 economic crisis is a perfect storm for retirement savings with near-zero interest rates, early Social Security benefit claiming, some using their retirement accounts to make ends meet, and the looming insolvency of the Social Security Trust Fund: Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell discusses with Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

State-sponsored Pensions for Private Sector Workers: A Sustainable, Low-Cost Approach

Some US states have created state-sponsored plans to help private-sector workers save for retirement. Assurance funds such as tontine pensions could help convert retirement savings into lifetime income, report Richard K. Fullmer and Jonathan Barry Forman in the RetireSecure blog.Read More