The 2021 TIAA Institute-GFLEC Personal Finance Index

Voices of Expertise & Experience

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The TIAA Institute has asked leading scholars, and other experts for their views on what the COVID-19 pandemic means for individuals’ financial security, higher education and other types of institutions.

ACE dotEDU Podcast

ACE dotEDU Podcast
Listen to Dave Richardson, the TIAA Institute’s managing director of research, and Jon Turk of the American Council on Education discuss college and university presidents’ top concerns as campuses move past the pandemic.

TIAA Institute Reports

Original research produced by the TIAA Institute—both independently and in collaboration with noted scholars—examines topics of interest to the academic, nonprofit and public sectors. The reports combine statistical findings with thoughtful, data-driven observations and conclusions to provide in-depth analyses appropriate for both technical and general audiences.

June 2021

Liberatory design thinking—a way to address equity challenges and change efforts in complex systems—can help campus leaders rethink policy and practices for non-tenure-track faculty.

April 2021

The number of older Americans has risen dramatically in recent decades, and they are taking increasing responsibility for managing their accumulated wealth.

January 2021

How will COVID-19 affect retirement patterns among senior faculty and how can institutions respond?

Events

Strategic Collaborations

Working with leading research centers, associations and think tanks across the nation helps the TIAA Institute tap into their diverse expertise and broaden its impact among its audiences. This yields reliable, data-driven information leaders need to make sound decisions.