From Resilience to Retirement: Designing the Future of Financial Security (Aspen Policy Series)

Families in America have always had to be creative to juggle their financial obligations and plan for the future, but groundbreaking new research reports from both the Pew Charitable Trusts and the newly formed JPMorgan Chase Institute reveal striking new levels of financial fragility in US households. Despite the national recovery, nearly half of all families are experiencing greater levels of income volatility and wage stagnation, and have minimal savings to weather economic shocks and plan for a dignified retirement. Join the Aspen Initiative on Financial Security and leaders from Pew, JPMorgan Chase, and IDEO for a forward-looking discussion at the ways that innovative new products and policies can help families become more financially resilient and get on track to reach their long-term goals.

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Economy

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