Aspen Institute Publications
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"As policymakers on Capitol Hill continue to debate Social Security, pensions and private savings, opportunities for compromise are rare. But there is one policy that stands out..."
The Initiative on Financial Security brought "Washington to Wall Street" for a unique conversation in early December 2004. Senator Jon Corzine (D-NJ) and Rep. Tom Petri (R-WI) discussed their legislation introducing universal children's accounts with an audience primarily made up of financial services industry professionals.
The Irish government introduced the PRSA in 2003 in order to increase the country's private pension coverage. The PRSA was designed to appeal chiefly to people consistently left uncovered by existing pension arrangements.
"Through the Child Trust Fund, each child born in Great Britain from September 2002 will receive government funds for the purpose of opening an account that matures at age 18. The Child Trust Fund is a bold experiment in universal asset building...."