Welcome to RISE

An innovative retirement proposal that eliminates poverty for all future generations of Americans

RISE is a permanent and completely self-funding way to ensure that all
future generations of Americans can enjoy a financially secure retirement.
No government funding needed. No cost to taxpayers.

Why We Need RISE

The U.S. Retirement Crisis

Read The Proposal

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The RISE Proposal

How it Works

Ric Edelman Compares Cory Booker’s Baby Bonds to the RISE Proposal

Listen to this podcast, recently aired on The Ric Edelman Show


Read the answers to Frequently Asked Questions about this innovative proposal.


What Others Are Saying

A proposal that puts all Americans into the middle class in retirement? See what people are saying about RISE.


Show Your Support

Join the RISE Community and help us encourage Congress to enact the RISE proposal.


An Alternative to RISE:
The T.R.U.S.T. Fund for America

Read RISE’s predecessor proposal – Tomorrow’s Retirement for the U.S. Today Fund for America – and decide which of the two you prefer.

Ben Franklin’s
Last Will & Testament

Inventor, publisher, scientist, diplomat – and the only person in history to implement the concept underlying the RISE proposal. Read the fun and fascinating story of Ben’s bequests to Boston and Philadelphia – gifts they couldn’t touch for 200 years.