IPRA Pensions and Retirement Webinars

The International Pension Research Association (IPRA) offers monthly webinars on pensions and retirement. The first on “Procrastination, Retirement Savings, and Annuities,” by Dean Jeffrey Brown of the Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is here. For information about upcoming IPRA webinars, visit https://iprassn.org/Read More

Why Low Interest Rates Hurt Retirees – Penn Today

The Federal Reserve will keep near-zero interest rates ‘til at least 2023. But long-term low returns will lead people to save less for retirement, dip into retirement savings, and start drawing social security benefits earlier than planned, causing problems down the line, says Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell via Penn Today.Read More

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