Tag: financial insecurity

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Abstract The objective of this paper is to analyze why older adults with disabilities experienced greater financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is hypothesized that increased household spending during the pandemic due to increased disability-related costs, and not job loss, mediated the relationship between disability and financial insecurity.  The paper analyzes data for adults…

Working together on their budget

The brief’s key findings are: State auto-IRA programs for private sector workers are intended to pay for themselves. This goal is achievable in the long run, but auto-IRAs will incur losses initially. The keys to financial self-sufficiency are to: keep per-account costs low; set meaningful participant contribution rates; and charge higher fees initially or finance start-u…