Can We Afford Social Security When Baby Boomers Retire?

May 26, 2006, 9:00 am 9:00 am
Location
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Ballroom
Washington, DC 20045
United States
Contact Anita Cardwell
Select portions of this event are available via video webcast here.

Policy makers and policy advisors are busy examining ways to address national concerns about the United States' aging population. How are current retirees faring? What are the latest trends in private pensions and savings? Can we afford Social Security when baby boomers retire?

You are invited to join the National Academy of Social Insurance for this important update on issues affecting all Americans. Come prepared to ask questions. Ample time will be set aside for discussion.

Moderator:
Luisa Grillo-Chope,
National Council of La Raza

New Findings: Income of Americans 65 and Older
Debra Whitman, Congressional Research Service

Developments in Pensions and Savings
William Arnone, Ernst and Young

Can We Afford Social Security When Baby Boomers Retire?
Virginia Reno, National Academy of Social Insurance

Commentary:
Stephen Goss, Chief Actuary of Social Security
Margaret Simms, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies
David John, Heritage Foundation
William Spriggs, Howard University

Financial support for this briefing is provided by the Actuarial Foundation, based in Schaumburg, Illinois.