California Retirement Savings Program Now Called CalSavers

California State Treasurer John Chiang announced that the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, which will provide retirement security to nearly 6.8 million private sector workers, has a new name: CalSavers.

“The name CalSavers truly reflects what this program is all about — providing an opportunity for millions of Californians to easily save for retirement […]

JOIN AARP FOR A FREE FINANCIAL WORKSHOP IN SACRAMENTO

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South Natomas Community Center 2921 Truxel Road Sacramento, CA 95833

FREE workshop, “Finding Your Financial Freedom,” led by Anita Johnson, financial psychologist, entrepreneur, and founder of Money Wisdom for Women.

This interactive workshop provides practical tools and hands-on activities designed to help you arrange your […]

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

Federal government agencies, including the SEC, do […]

The Future of Retirement Savings in California

Join The Pew Charitable Trusts and the California Budget & Policy Center for an expert convening on Thursday, November 17, about California Secure Choice, the new retirement savings program that was passed by the California Legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. During this half-day event, participants will discuss what this state-mandated […]

National Retirement Planning Week® April 11-15, 2016 – Partner Kits

National Retirement Planning Week® 2016 Partner Kits The following four National Retirement Planning Week® 2016 Participant Kits are designed to support your efforts to engage in this important week. To help promote the value of retirement planning, please click on the kit that best speaks to your audiences. You’ll find a variety of marketing […]

CFPB’s New Tool to Help you Plan for Retirement – Live Webcast Today

Every year more than 2 million Americans make one of the most important financial decisions of their lives: choosing when to begin collecting Social Security retirement benefits. Today, the CFPB is releasing Planning for Retirement, an interactive tool to help consumers make this important decision.

Check out the CFPB’s new online tool at www.consumerfinance.gov/retirement/.

They […]

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015, a national effort to help consumers focus on their financial needs in retirement, will run from April 13-17. Materials are now available for NRPC members to use help support the week and promote the importance of retirement planning.

Click HERE to access the partners […]

America Saves – Saving for Retirement!

New Resource Packet Released

 

Join us this fall as we discuss Saving for Retirement! The latest partner packet focuses on how to save for retirement and includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, as well as social media content and resources. We start our tweeting today with #SavingsTipTuesday! […]

CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement

CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement The Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Women’s Financial Survey finds the most important financial concern for women isn’t buying a house or paying off debt, but saving for retirement. The survey also indicated that although women aren’t confident in their financial knowledge, they might know […]

Older Americans Month Guest Blog: The State of Older Americans and Savings

The State of Older Americans and Savings

Older Americans Month – May

By Katie Bryan, America Saves Communications Manager

The numbers are shocking.

• In 2012, the average credit card debt among adults aged 65+ was $9,283 (Demos).

• One-third of senior households has no money left over each month or is in […]