Do We Have a Retirement Crisis in America?

Douglas Fore, TIAA-CREF Institute

September 2003 | Issue # 77

This article summarizes findings on the state of the retirement income security of Americans. Trends in pension coverage and participation are documented, as well as the saving rate and net worth of American households. In addition, the composition of federal government expenditures is discussed, and future trends in social insurance programs are detailed.

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