The U.S. Treasury is strongly considering offering bonds to help workers whose companies don't offer retirement plans save for their later years.

The bonds are on the front burner of ideas, Assistant Secretary Mark Iwry told attendees of the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement annual symposium in Washington, D.C.

He added that they would have tax benefits similar to IRAs and that when enough money was saved via the bonds, those dollars could be rolled into an IRA.

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