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Push Grows to Get Retirement Policy Wishlist in Families Plan

May 3, 2021, 2:32 PM

A growing number of retirement advocacy groups are clamoring for President Joe Biden to augment his $1.8 trillion family-focused social spending plan with provisions designed to encourage long-term savings and shore-up investments sapped by the pandemic.

That strategy could be boosted as early as this week by reintroduction of the Securing a Strong Retirement Act, a bipartisan retirement overhaul first introduced last year that’s expected to include automatic enrollment and student loan repayment provisions both plan participants and savings plan service providers favor.

“What we’re asking Congress and President Biden to consider, as part of this comprehensive and once-in-a-lifetime...

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