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Chinese law requires adults to visit their aging parents

Jul 3, 2013
Critics say the new law is unnecessary. They suspect China's state pension fund is running low on money and the government is passing the buck.
Posted In: China, pension funds, Social Security, family

Public pension funds rebound from recession

May 20, 2013
But for some the recovery still doesn't mean they are doing as well as they should.
Posted In: pensions, pension funds, Retirement

California teacher pension fund to sell gun investments

Jan 10, 2013
Can a divestment strategy have an impact on public policy?
Posted In: guns, pension funds, invest, divestment

Chasing the 8 percent return

Jul 6, 2012
Eight percent is considered the "magic" return rate, but in today's economy, trying to hit that number may be dangerous.
Posted In: pension funds, Investing, 8 percent, economic crash

The 8% pension plan solution

Jul 4, 2012
Public pension funds are resorting to riskier investments in a bid to score returns high enough to give retirees their guaranteed payments.
Posted In: pension funds, public pensions, Money Matters

Teachers reflect on state worker pension reform

Apr 23, 2012
Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, pension funds, pensions, New York

Hedge funds aren't so good after all

Jan 24, 2012
"If all the money that's ever been invested in hedge funds had been put in Treasury bills instead, the results would have been twice as good," says Simon Lack. Oops.
Posted In: Investing, hedge funds, pension funds