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The Truth About Social Security’s Solvency and You

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Economic Opportunity Institute | June 24, 2016

What’s ahead, what the candidates say, and a forecast for Medicare [By Chris Farrell via Next Avenue] Social Security’s recently released 2016 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees on the system’s financial condition is 272 pages long and a doorstop. The report is dense, full of detailed tables and conservat

There’s still time to register for Tuesday’s retirement security salon!

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Economic Opportunity Institute | June 8, 2015

What: Washington Policy Watch: 2015 Legislative Session – Retirement Security When: Tuesday, June 9, 2015: 5:30 – 7:00 pm Where: Lloyd Building, 603 Stewart Street, Suite 420, Seattle, WA 98101 Cost: Free, donations accepted RSVP: Required, register here Join EOI Senior Policy Associate Gary Burris and Sen. M

States Tackle America’s Retirement-Savings Shortfall

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Economic Opportunity Institute | June 8, 2015

Ed. Note: Legislation creating Washington’s Small Business Retirement Marketplace was developed and supported via collaboration between the Economic Opportunity Institute, AARP Washington, Small Business Majority, and state legislators. A growing number of state legislatures are trying to solve the nation’s r

State-sponsored retirement savings plans off to a strong start in 2015

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Economic Opportunity Institute | June 2, 2015

On May 18, 2015, Washington became the 4th state to enact a law to provide private sector workers with new options for retirement savings. These state efforts continue to gain significant momentum. Illinois enacted its Secure Choice retirement savings plan in January 2015, joining Massachusetts and California

In Our View: Take Charge of the Future

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| June 1, 2015 | The Columbian

State makes it easier to save for retirement

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John Burbank | May 20, 2015

When you think about retirement, you can imagine a life in which you are freed from decades of work, having to put up with a bad boss or difficult co-workers, able to take your time waking up in the morning and go for a walk, a bicycle ride, garden, or just talk to your neighbors and enjoy the local coffee ho

New Law Helps More Wash. Workers Save for Retirement

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| May 19, 2015 | Washington News Service

Washington’s Small Business Retirement Marketplace will help thousands save

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Economic Opportunity Institute | May 18, 2015

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed bipartisan legislation into law today that will make it easier for thousands of private-sector, small business workers to access retirement savings programs through their employer and have the opportunity to build a financially secure future. The Small Business Retirement

WA Gov. Jay Inslee signs innovative retirement savings legislation into law

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| Aaron Keating | May 18, 2015

Olympia, WA | Governor Jay Inslee signed bipartisan legislation into law today that will make it easier for thousands of private-sector, small business workers to access retirement savings programs through their employer and have the opportunity to build a financially secure future. The Small Business Retirem

What good is the “Land of Opportunity” if you’re kept offshore?

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EOI Intern | April 17, 2015

A recent study from the Pew Research Center found that 70 percent of households face financial strains, are unable to save money and could not withstand a financial emergency. At a time when economic trends are increasingly negative, it seems that the “land of opportunity” is more of a pipe dream than it is a

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