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Retirement Security

Entitlements Policy in 2012 Elections

Issues 2012 provides candidates for elected office the ability to quickly identify the key issues of the day and present clear policy recommendations, supported by facts, for addressing them. Read More.

Saving the American Dream

The Heritage Foundation offers a detailed plan to redesign entitlement programs, guarantee assistance to those who need it, and save the American dream for future generations. Read More.

2012 Report: Social Security Finances Much Worse

Social Security’s finances significantly worsened last year, according to the new 2012 trustees report, because of a weakened economy and structural problems with the program. Read More.

The Real Cost of Public Pensions

Policymakers throughout government are facing the cost of fringe benefits for public-sector workers. The difficulty of placing an economic value on pensions makes it hard to know if benefits are excessive. Read More.

Too many Americans reach retirement age without adequate savings. Social Security, pensions, and retirement accounts should work together to help Americans build a secure retirement without burdening future generations.


Experts on Retirement Security