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Thursday: HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Retirement Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced the Committee will meet on Thursday at 2:00 P.M. for the next hearing in a series on the growing retirement security crisis.  The hearing will focus on what can be done to help Americans save more for retirement and make better decisions about their retirement savings.  

All hearings and markups are webcast live at:
Testimony and archived videos will be posted at:

HEARING:  Simplifying Security: Encouraging Better Retirement Decisions

Jean Chatzky, financial journalist, author, and financial editor at NBC’s Today Show

Lori Lucas, Executive Member of the Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association

Dr. Julie Agnew, Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at William and Mary Mason School of Business

Dr. Jeffrey R. Brown, William G. Karnes Professor of Finance at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business

DATE: Thursday, February 3rd

TIME: 2:00 P.M.

LOCATION: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building