A tale of two retirements: Working longer is exacerbating income inequality among older Americans

The retirement outlook differs for well-educated older adults and those without a college degree.

With Social Security Disability Insurance in a stronger position, reforms should turn to early intervention

Promising evidence shows the effectiveness of early intervention in helping newly at-risk workers.

Five reasons President Trump’s effort to promote employer retirement plans could boost retirement security

A recent executive order could make it easier for small businesses to set up retirement plans for their employees.

Can the US economy grow its way out of the Social Security deficit?

For the first time in four decades, Social Security will pay more benefits this year than it collects in tax and interest revenue.

Should parents borrow from Social Security to finance paid leave?

A recent proposal would allow new parents to trade future Social Security benefits for a few months of paid leave.

Why should two lost work days cost McCabe three-fourths of his pension?

The firing of deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe highlights the arbitrariness of government pension rules.

The demise of myRA raises the stakes for state retirement initiatives

With the recent termination of myRA, state retirement initiatives may now offer the best hope to boost retirement savings.

If the Senate repeal-and-replace health care bill goes forward, it would cut Medicaid just as more elderly Americans need long-term services and support

Baby boomers will start reaching their mid-eighties around 2030, when proposed cuts to Medicaid would take effect.

Efforts to reform the Disability Insurance program should start now

More than 12 million Americans receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, but the program’s trust fund is projected to be exhausted in 2023.

For the real story on disability, look at the data

A recent article in a national paper fails to tell the complete story on disabilities, poverty, and the government programs that support disabled people.