Public-benefit programs should ensure that families headed by grandparents and other caregiver relatives receive sufficient support for economic security an
Food and nutrition programs should have adequate funding to engage in robust outreach efforts.
Public retirement systems should establish a maximum vesting period of five years for DB plans and one year for employers’ matching contr
States and localities should move toward full funding of their retirement systems.
Congress should increase funding for the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) and Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) programs.
Devote adequate resources—the nation should devote sufficient resources to ensure access to benefits and adequate benefit levels for all who qu
Government workers should continue to have access to defined-benefit plans.
Modifications to retirement plans or plan formulas should hold harmless current beneficiaries and employees.
States should establish state-facilitated savings arrangements that will increase employee participation in retirement savings options.
Policymakers should encourage measures to increase individuals’ ability to save for retirement.