Making retirement work: Reducing barriers to guaranteed lifetime income

Making retirement work: Reducing barriers to guaranteed lifetime income

October 20, 2022
Charlotte, NC
by invitation only

At this roundtable discussion, which included representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor, we explored ways to enhance retirement security.

While economic theory predicts strong demand for annuities, fewer retirees than expected actually purchase them. Accordingly, to make retirement security a reality for more Americans, policymakers and employers need to encourage workers not only to save more for retirement, but also to consider how to use their savings to generate guaranteed lifetime income.

This half-day conversation with prominent subject matter experts examined the economic, psychosocial and institutional barriers to annuitization.