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INFOGRÁFICA: Los peligros ocultos de las cuotas de 401(k)s

Altas cuotas de 401(k)s pueden estar costándole miles de dólares y pueden estar forzándole a trabajar por años más de lo que tenía planeado

By Jennifer Erickson and David Madland | Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Infographic: The Hidden Dangers of 401(k) Fees

High 401(k) fees may be costing you tens of thousands of dollars and could force you to work for years longer than you had planned.

By Jennifer Erickson and David Madland | Friday, April 11, 2014

Fixing the Drain on Retirement Savings

Headlines article icon Issue Brief Better disclosure about retirement fees will go a long way toward boosting retirement savings.

By Jennifer Erickson and David Madland | Friday, April 11, 2014

Progressive Pro-Growth Principles for Trade and Competitiveness

truck article icon Issue Brief The United States must develop the international relations and domestic foundations to make trade work for the United States and global middle classes.

By Adam Hersh and Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Making Progress on Trade and Competitiveness

TPPHow trade can work for the middle class.

By Adam Hersh and Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, March 11, 2014

300 Million Engines of Growth

President Obama election night party, 2012 book_alt2 icon Report For America to lead innovation in the 21st century, we have to make sure that our people are skilled and educated, operating in an economic environment that is conducive to their success and that allows them to compete at home and abroad.

By Jennifer Erickson and Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, June 13, 2013

5 Reasons the World Is Catching on to the Financial Transaction Tax

Financial transaction taxLeaders in Europe and around the world have decided to implement a financial transaction tax to raise revenue and benefit the economy, and we should follow their lead.

By Adam Hersh and Jennifer Erickson | Monday, February 25, 2013

The High Return on Investment for Publicly Funded Research

Siri article icon Issue Brief Throughout our nation’s history, investments in research have led to groundbreaking innovations, and we must continue making those investments to stay competitive in the 21st century.

By Sean Pool and Jennifer Erickson | Monday, December 10, 2012

Dodd-Frank Financial Reform After 2 Years

article icon Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson, Tamara Fucile, and David J. Lutton present five concrete ways that our financial markets are stronger now, two years after the signing of Dodd-Frank, and five concrete things that can make them even stronger.

By Jennifer Erickson, Tamara Fucile, and David Lutton | Friday, July 20, 2012

Why We Need A Stronger Volcker Rule

play_alt icon Video Jennifer Erickson explains what the Volcker Rule is and why it needs to be strengthened to prevent banks from taking risky investments with taxpayer dollars.

By Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Top 10 U.S. Government Investments in 20th Century American Competitiveness

article icon Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson examines 10 smart investments made in the 20th century to remind us all how important investments are to our continued competitiveness and prosperity.

By Jennifer Erickson | Friday, January 6, 2012

Big Ideas for Small Business: A Regional Jobs Accelerator

Coordinating existing federal programs to better focus on small businesses and the communities they serve is a great way to create jobs and spur innovation, writes Jennifer Erickson.

By Jennifer Erickson | Thursday, December 1, 2011

Accelerating Regional Job Creation and Innovation

article icon Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson and Sean Pool explain how the Economic Development Administration’s Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge can help spur job creation.

By Jennifer Erickson and Sean Pool | Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Jobs Council Gets to Work

Jennifer Erickson highlights some of the proposals to come out of President Obama’s private-sector Council of Jobs and Competitiveness.

By Jennifer Erickson | Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The American Economy as It Could Be in 2030

Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson paint a portrait of a prosperous nation 20 years from now and explain why such optimism is warranted.

By Michael Ettlinger and Jennifer Erickson | Wednesday, October 12, 2011