Saving money for retirement is something with which everyone in the workforce struggles.
Perhaps underlooked in the necessary goal of making job opportunities more available to candidates with disabilities is how hirers can help ensure these employees' long-term, financial futures. The Employee Benefits Security Administration's Saving Matters Campaign is designed to empower workers with disabilities in their planning for retirement by teaching the basics of saving some in the labor force, with or without disabilities, lack.
The Saving Matters Campaign is more vital now than ever, as economists worry that a budget impasse between Congress and the White House could tighten accessibility to Social Security benefits.
One proactive step job seekers with disabilities can take is finding opportunities with comprehensive retirement plans. Many of the thousands of jobs in the CareerCast Disability Network offer retirement plans.