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The SEC trying to clamp down on pay-to-play schemes

Oct 14, 2010
Political advisers are allowed to pitch their skills to pension funds over lunch -- but vacations and sports games? Not so much. The Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to curb pay-to-play schemes, perhaps making an example out of a Wall Street financier who was part of one.
Posted In: Retirement

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Marketplace's conversation with TIAA-CREF CEO Roger Ferguson

Oct 1, 2010
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace Money's Tess Vigeland talk to TIAA-CREF Roger Ferguson about how the recession has changed the retirement outlook.
Posted In: Retirement

Rejecting retirement with "nevertirement"

Oct 1, 2010
While many Americans are toiling with saving for retirement, a number of wealthy Brits are choosing instead to be "nevertirees" -- rejecting retirement altogether to keep working, all for pleasure.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Retirement

TIAA-CREF CEO on the future of retirement

Oct 1, 2010
Retirement security has changed immensely since the Great Recession -- it looks now that many Americans have not saved enough. Hosts Tess Vigeland and Kai Ryssdal speak to Roger Ferguson, president and CEO of TIAA-CREF, about the future.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Retirement

S.C. sets up independent firm for state pension fund

Sep 28, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to the New York Times' Peter Lattman about the South Carolina state government's decision to set up its own firm to oversee the state's pension fund, instead of using a private firm.
Posted In: Retirement

U.S. short of what's needed to retire

Sep 15, 2010
New research says Americans are more than $6 trillion short of what they need for retirement. Reporter Nancy Marshall Genzer talks with Steve Chiotakis about what that number is based on and if it could get worse.
Posted In: Retirement

'The trillion dollar gap' in pension funds

Sep 2, 2010
Regardless of economic climate, government offices continue to pay pensions. But the Great Recession is making governments re-think future employee pensions and how to deal with the pensions they're currently doling out.
Posted In: Retirement

Retiree insurance program kicked off today

Aug 31, 2010
The Early Retiree Reinsurance Program was created to encourage employers to keep company health plans, until health insurance becomes cheaper in 2014. But Congress only allocated $5 billion to the program, which analysts believe will run out within two years.
Posted In: Health, Retirement

The 'Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security'

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to author Mark Miller about his book "Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security," on how to plan your retirement without taking on too much risk.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Young investors wary of stock market

Aug 27, 2010
It's a tough time to be young and thinking about your retirement. The recession made lots of investors wary of the stock market, but the big returns are key for a comfortable retirement. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

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