Retirement Racial Wealth Gap Disproportionately Impacts Black, Hispanic Americans

Black and Hispanic families in the U.S. disproportionately face inadequate income in retirement. The Pension Research Council’s 2023 Symposium “Diversity, Inclusion, and Inequality: Implications for Retirement Income Security and Policy” discussed factors contributing to the wealth gaps and policy reforms to help reduce it. Via Plansponsor.Read More

Wealth Inequality and Retirement Preparedness: A Cross-Cohort Perspective

Wealth inequity by age is rising over time, making Social Security solvency especially important for cohorts with modest lifetime earnings and little wealth accumulation, report researchers John Sabelhaus of the Brookings Institute and Alice Henriques Volz of the Federal Reserve Board, via RetireSecure Blog.  [Study here.]Read More