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Word is Out: Cuts to Seniors’ Earned Benefits are on the Ballot this November

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s comments about cutting so-called “entitlements”: “There is no doubt that Social Security and Medicare are ... Read more

52% of Older Workers Forced into Involuntary Retirement

by Teresa Ghilarducci, Retirement Equity Lab Teresa Ghilarducci is an economist and retirement expert at the Retirement Equity Lab, an affiliate of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis. September 2018 Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55 The Bureau of L... Read more

Statement by Retiree Leader Richard Fiesta on the 2.8% COLA Increase for Social Security Beneficiaries

The following statement was issued by Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, regarding the government's announcement that there will be a 2.8% benefit increase for millions of Social Security beneficiaries, disabled veterans and federal retirees... Read more

President Stretches Truth to its Breaking Point in Medicare Op-Ed

“Medicare for All” would Reduce Health Care Costs Overall Statement from Richard Fiesta, Executive Director of the Alliance for Retired Americans, in response to Donald Trump’s Wednesday USA Today op-ed: “President Trump’s op-ed published in USA Today is factuall... Read more