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About The State Retirement Resource Center

Welcome to the AARP State Retirement Resource Center, your go-to resource for data, information, and public opinion research related to state legislation, program design, specific focus areas, and implementation of retirement savings. For additional research requests or other needs, please contact Marissa Malta at


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Latest Research

Michigan Voters Support Retirement Savings Option

This AARP survey explored the opinions of registered Michigan voters on retirement saving issues.

New York Small Business Owners Support Secure Choice Savings Program

A recent AARP survey among New York small business owners who do not currently offer a workplace retirement savings plan.

Alabama Business Owners Support a State Retirement Savings Program

This AARP survey explored the opinions of 817 Alabama small business owners or decision makers about employee benefits.

Resources for Researchers and Policymakers

State Specific Resources

Resource page with a national fact sheet and state specific fact sheets and research

State Action

Legislation enacted and introduced for state retirement savings

Program Design

As states move forward to create and implement retirement savings plans for private-sector workers, there are important considerations for consumers, employers, and taxpayers.

Federal Retirement Legislation

Video Spotlight

Time to Work Ahead and Save Easy: Dahle Orchard

Time to Work Ahead and Save Easy: Saleem Small Business

Time to Work Ahead and Save Easy: Rose City

Additional Resources