Archive for December, 2018

December 14, 2018

This Week in Pensions: December 14, 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the …

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December 11, 2018

Take Note From Minnesota

Bipartisanship. It’s rare these days, isn’t it? No matter which side of politics you’re on over the border wall, health care, climate change, or anything for that matter, it’s tough these days to come together and hash out a deal. …

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December 6, 2018

How Pension Opponents Use Pension Envy

Today’s post is written by Andrew Collier, Communications Director at NPPC. Over the years, many states have enacted laws that make public employee retirees’ pension benefits public information. Every retired public employee, from your high school custodian, school superintendents, to …

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December 4, 2018

Retirees Deserve COLAs

A cost of living adjustment (known as a COLA) is is an increase in the amount of a retiree’s or beneficiary’s pension payment in order to account for inflation. As time goes on and inflation increases, the daily costs of …

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