Join the Bicameral and Bipartisan Congressional Income Protection Caucus

America has the most sophisticated insurance marketplace in the world. It is not uncommon for Americans to have insurance on their pets and cell phones and nearly all have insurance on their homes and cars; yet too few Americans – roughly only one third – have insurance on their most valuable asset: their ability to earn an income.

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Child Savings Accounts!

As more Americans nearing retirement age face the prospect of deep financial insecurity in their later years, the need to begin saving early in life has become apparent. At a time when nearly half of all working-age households own no retirement account assets,[1] and 30 percent of all households do not have a savings account,[2] removing barriers to saving and encouraging saving at a young age are crucial steps to increasing the financial security for future generations of Americans.

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Stop Playing Games With the Credit of Our Nation, Pass Sensible Debt Limit Fix (v. 2)

This round of budget negotiations has shown the danger of playing with our nation’s credit. We need a lasting solution to the process instead of stopgap measures that renege on our promises and endanger the credit of the United States. It is time to act now to protect the full faith and credit of the United States and end the irresponsible brinksmanship and dysfunction that has characterized our legislative process.

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Protect Retired Federal Employees and Veterans from Financial Predators (v. 2)

Federal workers, military retirees, and postal retirees spend a lifetime earning a federal annuity; an annuity they’ve spent years contributing to. Federal annuities were designed to provide retirees with a stream of guaranteed income that gives them a sense of financial security in their golden years. Unfortunately, “pension advance” companies often prey upon federal retirees and veterans.

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