This book outlines a strategy for helping young workers build retirement income assets during their entire work lives. It describes the roles that government agencies, businesses, educational institutions and older people themselves can play in carrying out the jobs and retirement income strategies.
1. Introduction Part 1: The Retirement Strategy: Its Origins and Consequences 2. The Origins of the Retirement Strategy 3. Why and How the Retirement Strategy Worked 4. Failed Objectives and Wasted People Part 2: Counterproductive Strategy 5. Factors Working Against the Retirement Strategy 6. Growing Dilemmas in Financing Retirement Systems Part 3: The Need for a Jobs Strategy 7. The Retirement Strategy Must Be Ended 8. The Urgency of Adopting a Jobs Strategy 9. How to Create and Maintain the Needed Jobs Part 4: Leadership for Jobs and Retirement Income Strategies 10. The Need for Positive, Long-Term Thinking and Action 11. Financing a Jobs Expansion Strategy 12. More Private Saving for Retirement Part 5: The Personal Challenge 13. What Older People Can Expect 14. What Older People Can Do 15. The Merging Interests of Young and Old 16. Addendum on Social Security Act Amendments of 1983