Family Structure, Roles and Dynamics Linked to Retirement Security - Essay Collection

June 2019

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) Committee on Post-Retirement Needs and Risks is pleased to present this essay collection, which shares thoughts and opinions on the current and potential impact that structure, roles and dynamics of families have on retirement security in the United States.

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Andrea Sellars and John Cutler

Prize Winners

First Prize
Retirement Success and Elder Orphans
Anna M. Rappaport

Second Prize
How Family Dynamics Influence Retirement Security
Gregory Ward

Third Prize
The Declining Role of Families in the U.S. Retirement Income System
John A. Turner

Fourth Prize
Beneficiary Forms in an Era of Expanding Family Structure
Linda Koco

Additional Papers Selected for the Family Structures, Roles and Dynamics Linked to Retirement Security Call for Essays

Caregiving and What We Have Learned So Far 
John Cutler

Retiree Medical Insurance Management Perspectives from an Independent Retiree Resource Center
Laureen Riley Feinman

Don’t Forget the Role of Families in Lifetime Financial Security
Anna M. Rappaport

Retirement Security and Blended Families  
Anna M. Rappaport

Family Considerations in Retirement Planning 
Zenaida Samaniego