Archive for April, 2017

April 6, 2017

“It was a disaster”: Garry Lynne Shearer’s Story

When a state closes a public pension system, the consequences are widely felt. Unfunded liabilities skyrocket and plan costs rise. Defined contribution 401(k) plans cost 91% more than pensions, with the burden falling on taxpayers. No one feels these consequences …

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April 4, 2017

National Retirement Planning Week

This week is National Retirement Planning Week.  During this week, the financial services industry encourages Americans to focus on setting aside what they’ll ultimately need for a secure retirement.  Unfortunately, many Americans will only be able to save for retirement …

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April 1, 2017

This Week in Pensions: April 1, 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! Today may be April Fool’s Day, but we’re no fools when it comes to retirement security. Pensions continue to provide the most secure retirement for working families.  In case you …

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