Brian Martin

Brian Martin is an independent policy analyst and researcher with 21 years of Capitol Hill experience on economic policy, health care, disaster recovery, and federal budget issues.



By / 4.12.2012

The 2012 Retirement Confidence Survey recently released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) confirms that many U.S. workers know that they are not saving enough for retirement. Two-thirds of workers say they are behind schedule in saving for retirement and only 14 percent of workers are very confident that they are saving enough. Moderate […]


By / 12.15.2011

Among the many casualties of the 2007-2008 financial meltdown were small businesses. As the financial system virtually shut down, millions of small business owners across America found themselves unable to get the credit they desperately needed to run their businesses, let alone expand. As a result, thousands of otherwise flourishing firms were forced into bankruptcy […]