Universal Voluntary Retirement Accounts: A Financially Secure Retirement
December 14, 2009Universal Voluntary Retirement Accounts: A Financially Secure Retirement
CEPR Co-Director Dean Baker participated in this free webinar (registration required) dicussing Universal Voluntary Retirement Accounts (UVRAs), hosted by the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.
Speakers discussed the current issues surrounding the US retirement savings framework, workers’ preparedness for retirement, and the data supporting the need for a UVRA program for low and middle-income individuals.
Additional participants included:
Ted Boettner, Executive Director, West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy
Gary Burris, Senior Policy Associate, Economic Opportunity Institute
Madge Bush, Director of Advocacy, AARP- Virginia
Olivia Calderon, California Legislative Director - Asset Building Program, New America Foundation
David John, Principal, The Retirement Security Project