President Barack Obama will use tonight’s State of the Union address to revive previously announced proposals intended both to spur greater retirement savings by Americans who need to save more, and to limit retirement plan tax benefits for higher income earners.

The prospect of the re-introduction of some of the proposals prompted criticism from the American Benefits Council and a word of caution from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, but general support from the Insured Retirement Institute.

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