Every American deserves
retirement security

Rescuing Retirement is a solution to one of America’s biggest challenges—and offers a path to financial security for millions of retirees.

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Fixing our broken retirement system

A simple, pragmatic approach with bipartisan support



Every full-time worker will save enough for retirement.


Retirement savings grow by earning higher rates of return.

Lifelong Income

Everyone retires with an annuitized income for themselves and their spouse.

All without adding a dime to the deficit, increasing taxes, or creating any new government infrastructure



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“Tony James and Teresa Ghilarducci are proposing a smarter, more cost-effective way to secure the retirements of all Americans. This plan is critical to warding off a looming retirement savings crisis.”

Michael Bloomberg
Former Mayor of New York City


Rescuing Retirement presents a thoughtful and compelling view of how the current retirement system is failing our people―and offers a thought-provoking, pragmatic approach to substantially enhancing retirement security for every American.”

Robert Rubin
70th U.S. Treasury Secretary


Written by Teresa Ghilarducci, a professor of economics at the New School for Social Research, and Tony James, president and chief operating officer of Blackstone.

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