Oregon lawmakers consider state-run retirement plan to boost residents’ savings

2015-03-12T17:29:21-07:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , |

Democratic lawmakers are promoting legislation that would automatically enroll thousands of Oregon workers in retirement savings accounts, a move that proponents said Monday would help ensure nobody is forced to work until they die or to spend their retirement years in poverty. House and Senate bills would create a state-run retirement plan. Workers who don’t have access to a retirement account from their employer would automatically be enrolled, unless they opt out, and a percentage of their earnings would [...]