Retirement Security Accounts

Employee retirement plans are too complex and expensive. Endless options, hidden fees and excessive fine print put most plans out of reach for small business owners and their employees. EOI is working with representatives from credit unions, banks, and state/local government to set up a simple, low-cost, easy-to-manage retirement savings plan that will encourage retirement savings at work.

Research and Publications

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Rebuilding the Foundation

Issue Brief | July 18, 2011

A secure and dignified retirement is one of the hallmarks of America’s middle class. But i

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Public Pensions in Washington State

Report | May 15, 2011

Pensions enable retirees to live out their older years in dignity. In the United States, a

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Latest Blog Posts

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Response to the 2014 Social Security Trustees’ Annual Report: The Straight Facts on Social Security

Gary Burris | September 24, 2014

Executive Summary Every year, the Social Security Trustees are required by law to project

Art by Michael Osbun at the Seattle Times
Rep. Larry Springer: How the state can help small-business workers with a retirement plan

Economic Opportunity Institute | March 3, 2014

Nearly half of all workers don’t have access to have a retirement savings plan at work – a

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Why it Matters

Policy Success

Retirement Security