Archive for 2015

November 9, 2015

Not Having a Pension Could Kill You!

Two recent reports- on unrelated subjects- have highlighted the importance of pensions for low-income working families. The Employee Benefits Research Institute released a report last month that focused on the ability of defined contribution plans and defined benefit plans to …

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November 6, 2015

Election Recap: Bluegrass Edition

Tuesday was election day in America. While these off-off-year elections feature fewer candidates on the ballots and fewer voters at the polls, these elections still have consequences. One of the most consequential races was the Kentucky gubernatorial election, one of …

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November 4, 2015

A Tale of Two Retirements

Unfortunately, we know that defined benefit pensions have been declining rapidly in the private sector. And we know that some irresponsible politicians and anti-pension ideologues are trying to gut pensions in the public sector. What we didn’t know until recently …

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November 2, 2015

Welcome to Our New Website!

If you’re reading this blog, you may have noticed we’ve made some changes. New URL, new look, new feel; same work to tell the truth about pensions and protect a safe and secure retirement for working families. You’ll find several …

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October 28, 2015

Dispatches from the Field: Arizona

The largest pension system in Arizona funds a safe and secure retirement for employees of state agencies, public schools and universities, county employees and many city employees around the state.  For the more than half a million active members and …

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