510Jul 26, 2013
Panelists spoke about retirement planning including means of retirement saving, ways to expand coverage, and employer and consumer perspectives.
1,449Dec 12, 2012
Social Security and the Federal Budget
Cristina Martin Firvida and David John debated the issue of included Social Security in “fiscal cliff” negotiations, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic ...
253Apr 17, 2012
Changes to Retirement Savings Plans
Witnesses testified on the pros and cons of available current retirement savings plans. They focused on employer-sponsored defined contribution plans as well as Individual Retirement Accounts, ...
160May 20, 2011
Financial Regulations Law Implementation
Scott O’Malia, a Republican member of the five-member Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), shared his thoughts on the implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. In his ...
116Jul 16, 2008
Saving for Retirement
The Senate Special Aging Committee held a hearing on improving the ways Americans can save for their retirement. The hearing focused on the need to protect and strengthen 401(k) retirement ...
22Jul 8, 2005
A panel at the Young Republicans National Convention 2005 focused on the future of Social Security, the fiscal status of the system, youth understanding of issues surrounding retirement, and current ...
201May 23, 2005
Social Security Price Indexing
The Cato Institute held a policy forum on “Progressive Price Indexing for Social Security.” Mr. Pozen, author of the progress price-indexing concept, and other experts discussed ...
18Feb 8, 2005
Social Security Transition and Risk
A panel of experts talked about the ways voluntary individual Social Security accounts could be administered and managed, about transition financing, and about the risks of private ...
24Feb 3, 2005
In the first panel, federal officials talked about Social Security and the impact of the federal budget deficit. They said the Social Security trust fund reserves will last until 2042. In the ...
21Apr 13, 2004
Social Security Reform
Participants talked about Social Security financing, meeting the challenges of the retiring baby boom generation, and future reforms to keep the system solvent. Following their remarks they ...
43Oct 14, 2003
Witnesses testified regarding the security and solvency of private pension funds in America. Senators expressed concern that that the federal government would be forced to pay if the Pension ...
39Jan 15, 2003
Restoring Confidence in the SEC
Participants talked about corporate accountability, legislation passed in the wake of several corporate scandals and bankruptcy, and establishing better regulations in order to improve enforcement ...
62Oct 11, 2002
State of U.S. Economy
Participants talked about the state of the U.S. economy. Among the issues they addressed were corporate crime, deficit spending, confidence in the stock market, and Republican focus on ...
6Aug 14, 2000
Social Security Reform
23Aug 17, 1999
Social Security Debate
Panel members talked about proposals to change the Social Security system. They explained how the population is getting older, and due to medical advances, this trend will continue. They ...