Testimony Promoting Middle-Class Retirement Security: The Importance of Accounting for Inequality in Resources, Burdens, and Risks
Melissa M. Favreault
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Melissa M. Favreault, senior fellow in the Income and Benefits Policy Center, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee on retirement security. The testimony highlighted the current financial risks faced by both workers and retirees – and emphasized several points about retirement, including Social Security’s bedrock role and the need to shore up its finances while accounting for disparities.

Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Aging and retirement
Tags Pensions Wages and nonwage compensation Medicare and private health insurance Long-term services and support Retirement Retirement policy
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center