Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis and What to Do About It
New book explains the retirement challenge facing today's workers and offers specific solutions that build on existing retirement systems.
Privatizing Railroad Retirement
Steven A. Sass discusses the evolution of the U.S. Railroad Retirement System and whether its ability to invest its assets in private equities offers any lessons for Social Security.
Assesses the potential of longer work lives to strengthen retirement security and the challenges associated with making it happen.
State and Local Pensions: What Now?
New book tells the big and complicated story of public plans: past, present, and future.
Using Your House for Income in Retirement
Your house is likely your biggest asset and biggest expense. If you need more income in retirement, it’s the logical place to look.
Coming Up Short: The Challenge of the 401(k) Plans
Offers a thorough analysis of 401(k)s, chronicling their evolution, their popularity, and their flaws. Includes ideas for making 401(k)s work better.
Why Target Date Funds?
A clear and colorful guide to the most common “default” 401(k) investment option – what Target Date Funds are, how they perform, and issues to consider.
The Social Security Claiming Guide
Helps people approaching retirement decide when to claim their benefits. Presents information in a concise, colorful, and engaging format.
The Social Security Fix-It Book
Provides an accessible overview of the pros and cons of reform options. Cited by the Wall Street Journal as "the best source of information on how to fix Social Security."
Managing Your Money in Retirement
Provides a concise overview for new retirees of the major financial decisions they face, centered around maintaining one’s standard of living throughout retirement.
Social Security and the Stock Market
Reviews the three main approaches for introducing equities into the U.S. Social Security program by assessing similar reforms in the U.K., Australia, and Canada.
Death and Dollars
Explores why people save, how they decide to allocate their wealth once they retire, and how givers select their beneficiaries. Features contributions from the field’s leading scholars.
The Oxford Handbook of Pensions and Investment Income
Reviews the latest research, policy-related tools, analytical methods, and major theoretical frameworks of pension and retirement income.