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 retirement plan . . . → Read More: The Future of Retirement Savings in California
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 collateral, social media . . . → Read More: National Retirement Planning Week® April 11-15, 2016 – Partner Kits
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 also invite you . . . → Read More: CFPB’s New Tool to Help you Plan for Retirement – Live Webcast Today
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 . . . → Read More: National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced
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!
Download . . . → Read More: America Saves – 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 more than they think.
It . . . → Read More: CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement
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 debt after meeting essential expenses (Institute on . . . → Read More: Older Americans Month Guest Blog: The State of Older Americans and Savings
America Saves Tools
Whether you keep your money in a bank account or cookie tin (caution: it’s not insured in a cookie tin or under your mattress), you can use the Saver’s Tool to make a savings plan and track your progress. Launch Tool
Manage your money with confidence. SaveAndInvest.org is your source for objective answers and unbiased . . . → Read More: Financial Tools from Military America Saves!