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ADVISORY: A New Approach to the Retirement Crisis
Press Advisory

ADVISORY: A New Approach to the Retirement Crisis

Washington, D.C. — The United States faces a retirement crisis. Millions of hardworking Americans are at risk of having to make substantial and painful cuts in their spending when they retire, and it is abundantly clear that the current approach to saving for retirement is not working for many families. In their new book, Rescuing Retirement: A Plan To Guarantee Retirement Security for All Americans, Teresa Ghilarducci and Tony James seek to address the United States’ retirement crisis. The book suggests a new path toward substantially enhancing retirement security for working families.

On Tuesday, February 6, at noon, the Center for American Progress will host Ghilarducci and James for a discussion of their book, their ideas on universal contributions, changes to tax credits, and guaranteed retirement income. A book signing with the authors will follow the discussion.

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Introductory remarks:
Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress

Featured panelists:
Teresa Ghilarducci, Bernard L. and Irene Schwartz professor of economics at The New School for Social Research and the Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis and The New School’s Retirement Equity Lab

Tony James, President and Chief Operating Officer, Blackstone

Moderated by:
Christian Weller, Professor of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston; Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress


Tuesday, February 6th at 12:00 p.m. EST


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For more information or to speak with an expert, contact Allison Preiss at [email protected] or 202.478.6331.