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Our society is transforming, and fast. The biggest challenge—and the biggest opportunity—will be helping people improve not just the length of their lives, but also the extent of their health and wealth.
Connecting mental and financial wellbeing: Insights for employers
The rise in reported employee mental health symptoms, particularly post-pandemic, underscores a growing crisis.
Most people share similar plans for retirement, but readiness varies widely by race and ethnicity
A new report from the TIAA Institute and Ipsos examines Americans’ financial preparedness across demographic groups.
100 Years of Employee Benefits – a Timeline of Key Moments
Highlights include key points in time in public policy, employee benefits, Social Security, and at TIAA.
TIAA Institute Reports
Original research produced by the TIAA Institute—both independently and in collaboration with noted scholars—examines topics of interest to the academic, nonprofit and public sectors. The reports combine statistical findings with thoughtful, data-driven observations and conclusions to provide in-depth analyses appropriate for both technical and general audiences.
Comparing retirement savings behavior of HBCU and non-HBCU higher education employees
Higher education boasts near universal retirement plan coverage for its 2.5 million full-time employees. But does retirement savings behavior vary across different subsectors of higher education?
A Multiple Employer Plans primer: Exploring their potential to close the coverage gap
Only about half of U.S. private sector workers are covered by an employer-sponsored retirement plan. As a result, roughly one-third of households rely exclusively on Social Security at retirement.
The impact of health savings accounts on retirement income adequacy for future retirees
U.S. households are facing a $3.66 trillion aggregate retirement savings shortfall. How do health savings accounts (HSAs) affect retirement income adequacy?
Can state policies reduce racial disparities in the time-to-degree? Examining the interconnected role of statewide articulation agreements with dual enrollment
Many students take considerably longer than four years to complete a bachelor’s degree, incurring additional costs and delaying their entry into the workforce.
For the most versus least wealthy individuals, how different is disability-free life expectancy at age 65 and how have those differences changed over time?
June 20, 2024 | Washington, DC
2024 iOme Challenge
The TIAA Institute is proud to sponsor the 2024 iOme Challenge, which is designed to raise awareness about financial security in retirement.
January 18, 2024 l Washington, DC
2023 Delphi Award Presentation
The winners of the 2023 Delphi Award, which the TIAA Institute supports, were presented at the AAC&U’s annual meeting.
January 5, 2024 | San Antonio, TX
2023 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award Ceremony
On Jan. 5, 2024, we announced the winner of the 2023 TIAA Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security.