Retirement Savings and Security: Selected Elements and Considerations


Linda A. Eisterhold (Editor)

Series: Retirement Issues, Plans and Lifestyles
BISAC: BUS050040

This book provides an overview of select elements and considerations of retirement savings and security with a focus on Social Security financing and benefits under current law; eligibility requirements, contribution limits, tax deductibility of contributions, and rules for withdrawing funds from traditional and Roth Individual Retirement accounts (IRAs); 401(k) plans and retirement savings; Federal Employees’ Retirement System benefits and financing and the role of the Thrift Savings Plan; and the benefits, risks and regulations of annuities with guaranteed lifetime withdrawals. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Social Security Primer
(Dawn Nuschler, CRS)

Traditional and Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): A Primer
(John J. Topoleski, CRS)

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs): Issues and Proposed Expansion
(Thomas L. Hungerford, Jane G. Gravelle, CRS)

401(k) Plans and Retirement Savings: Issues for Congress
(John J. Topoleski, CRS)

Federal Employees’ Retirement System: Benefits and Financing
(Katelin P. Isaacs, CRS)

Federal Employees’ Retirement System: The Role of the Thrift Savings Plan
(Katelin P. Isaacs, CRS)

Retirement Security: Annuities with Guaranteed Lifetime Withdrawals Have Both Benefits and Risks, but Regulation Varies across States


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