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2013 Legislative Summit

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013


8:30 AM to 9:45 AM

General Session: America's Retirement Crisis

Georgia World Congress Center Ballroom Level-Thomas Murphy Ballroom
General Session
Despite our sluggish economy and the global economic uncertainty, building lifetime financial security is not a pipe dream in 21st century America. But for most Americans, it's become a do-it-yourself proposition, as a result of the decline of traditional pension plans in the private sector and the challenge of unfunded liabilities in state and local pension plans. TIAA-CREF's CEO Roger Ferguson believes we need to rethink, repair and restart America's retirement system so individuals can better ensure their own lifetime financial security.

  • Presiding:
  • Senator Bruce Starr, Oregon, NCSL President-Elect