Promoting Middle-Class Retirement Security: The Importance of Accounting for Inequality in Resources, Burdens, and Risks

Testimony

Promoting Middle-Class Retirement Security: The Importance of Accounting for Inequality in Resources, Burdens, and Risks

May 15, 2019

Abstract

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.

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