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Detroit's revamped pension plan may set new precedents

Jun 20, 2014
Why the California state pension system cares about Detroit's bankruptcy.
Posted In: pensions, Detroit bankruptcy, Detroit

Detroit's bankruptcy: The national implications

Jul 19, 2013
Chris Low, chief economist with FTN Financial, explains why Detroit's bankruptcy will impact each and every state around the country.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, bonds, pensions

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

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

Pension assets are coming back, sort of

Apr 3, 2012
Yes, public pension plans are ripe for reform. But overhauling these plans is an opportunity to improve pension design for everyone.
Posted In: pensions, 401(k), IRAs, retirement savings, public pensions

Investment fees matter -- a lot

Apr 2, 2012
High fees eat away at returns.
Posted In: fess, investment, pensions, individual investors

Retirement and working longer

Mar 28, 2012
"A steadily growing portion of the workforce will continue to work at least part-time well beyond the 'normal' retirement age of 65," says a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation.
Posted In: Retirement, Work, Jobs, Social Security, pensions, 401(k)

New York latest state to cut pension benefits

Mar 15, 2012
New York legislators approve state employee pension cuts by $80 billion over 30 years. Now 44 states have cut benefits to close budget gaps.
Posted In: pensions, New York

American Airlines employees hurt by bankruptcy

Mar 8, 2012
American Airlines floated the idea of eliminating pension programs for workers to help its financial situation. But now the airline is backing away from that idea.
Posted In: American Airlines, pensions, employees

Public-worker pension funds lose big

Dec 28, 2011
This summer, the pension plans of government employees lost a staggering quarter-trillion-dollars in assets.
Posted In: pensions, U.S. Census Bureau

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