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The Future of Retirement

The Future of Retirement
As the population ages and health-care costs continue to rise, we must consider new approaches to retirement that address persistent financial disparities and realize the potential of our longer lives.

Securing the Future of Retirement

 A collaboration between the Institute’s Center for Financial Markets (CFM) and the Center for the Future of Aging (CFA), the Future of Retirement program identifies and advances strategies that enhance retirement security for all Americans. We are focused on how to prepare individuals for retirement through public-policy and private-sector solutions that make saving more equitable and accessible and strategies that address the interconnectedness of health, wealth, and work.

$300K

is the amount an average couple age 65 in 2021 may need to save (after tax) to cover health-care expenses in retirement.

1/4

of US adults have no retirement savings at all.

40%

of middle-income baby boomers are financially supporting other family members.

Everyday Wealth—Aging: A Family Matter

In this podcast series on aging, Nora Super joins Soledad O’Brien and Jean Chatzky to discuss the link between healthy longevity and financial wellness.

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New Approaches to Finance Long-term Care Costs in Retirement

Nora Super and Jeanne De Cervens outline new solutions to finance the long-term care costs of Americans.

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New Approaches to Finance Long-Term Care Costs in Retirement

Read Nora Super's article in Retirement Income Institute: Alliance for Lifetime Income.

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Your Money Map with Jean Chatzky and Nora Super

CFA Executive Director Nora Super, spoke with Jean Chatzky about health, finances, and longevity.

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New Approaches to Long-Term Care Access for Middle-Income Households

This report examines how technology, public-private collaboration, and innovative care models can bridge the gaps in our long-term care system for middle-income Americans.

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How the Pandemic Can Help Us Reimagine and Redefine a Better Retirement Future

Milken Institute Senior Fellow Paul Irving explains how the pandemic may be a turning point toward a better retirement future in MarketWatch.

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COVID-19 and the Future of Aging Interview Series

Read the interviews of CFA Advisory Board members who are leaders from business, health, academia, policy, and philanthropy. All aim to improve the lives of today’s older adults and ensure a better future for generations to come.

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11 Ideas to Advance African American (Financial) Access to the American Dream

CFM Fellow Aron Betru offers ideas to improve capital parity for minority-owned business enterprises.

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