A campaign to prepare Americans for their futures
Transform Tomorrow investigates why so many Americans areat risk of out-living their savings. Author Stig Nybo drawsinspiration from successful behavior change campaigns to identifythe drivers of change--context and beliefs--and how theycan be successfully employed to boost retirement savings rates.While the retirement savings industry increasingly embraces thecontextual drivers of behavior, very little is being done to shapeour beliefs to start saving smarter and sooner. Nybo suggests aretirement readiness campaign to inspire and enlist the support ofindividuals, employers, industry, government, and the media.
* Explains how society can transition from treating 401(k) as avoluntary benefit to the basis upon which each individual who wantsto or needs to can retire comfortably.
* Details a national, coordinated retirement readiness campaign,along the lines of successful Public ServiceAdvertisements--like "The Crying Indian" and Rosie theRiveter--that will help change behavior and re-shape theculture of our nation
* Makes a call to action for such a campaign
Retirement in America is endangered, but TransformTomorrow shows a path back from the brink.