Retirement Security - Press

July 9, 2014
PEORIA — While pensions are still common for public workers, they’ve become a scarce commodity in the private sector.
July 9, 2014
PEORIA — While pensions are still common for public workers, they’ve become a scarce commodity in the private sector. Fewer workers who retire from private business have the security blanket offered his or her public counterpart.
May 16, 2014
Illinois Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) won an award last week from a Chicago nonprofit for his work in finding solution to retirement insecurity.
April 11, 2014
A proposal giving private-sector workers access to a retirement savings program has cleared the Illinois Senate.The state Senate passed the measure 30-22 on Wednesday. The program would require businesses with 25 or more workers and no retirement savings plan to enroll employees. Workers would...
April 11, 2014
The Illinois Senate today approved a program designed to encourage retirement savings by private sector workers.
April 11, 2014
Illinois senators voted to create a retirement savings plan for many workers who do not have access to a retirement plan where they work.
September 12, 2013
Forty years ago Aaron and Sylvia Scheinfeld decided to take action since they were unhappy with redlining, predatory lending, and inequality in access to credit and financial services that plagued the Chicago region.
June 24, 2013

It’s rare to see anything positive coming out of Springfield on social welfare, but a bill that recently passed both houses of the General Assembly may be a turn in the right direction. HB2262 would entirely remove the asset eligibility requirements for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, the cash assistance program for families living at or below 50 percent of the federal poverty level. 

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