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Fewer people these days have pensions, and those who do live with the risk that their employer might run out of money.
A new pension system doesn't provide as much security.
Cash-strapped American cities are increasingly asking their residents to pay higher amounts for mundane services as they struggle to pay for mounting pension obligations, cover costly infrastructure improvements and replace revenue depleted by the last recession. Bills are rising for everything from parking tickets and 911 calls to sewer service and trash pickup. Click the […]
Some lawmakers are eyeing the hedge fund industry as a potential piggy bank.
Six in 10 Americans aren't on track with their savings.
Low interest rates aren't enough when local governments must pay pension and Medicaid costs.
The fund is short about $26 billion in what it owes to over 500,000 members.
Federal regulators are proposing new rules to protect retirement savings. As part of Obama’s stated plan to bolster the middle class, the Labor Department proposed changes to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The rules are designed to protect retirees from investment brokers who put their own financial interests above their clients and eliminate conflicts […]