May 20, 2016

This Week in Pensions: May 20, 2016

Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! Each week we gather the best articles about pensions and retirement security. This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement. Here are this …

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May 19, 2016

Are Hedge Funds Hurting Your Pension?

Public pensions have a complicated and increasingly strained relationship with hedge funds. While many pensions have increased their investments in hedge funds and other alternative assets, other pensions are turning away from these funds and looking for less expensive investments. …

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May 17, 2016

State Pension Recap: 2016 Sessions

By this point in the year, many state legislatures have either already finished their 2016 session or will conclude within the next couple weeks. For working families and retirees, the news has been mostly good so far. Legislatures in several …

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May 13, 2016

This Week in Pensions: May 13th, 2016

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

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May 12, 2016

Donald Trump and Your Retirement

[This post was updated in August 2016 to reflect new developments.] Donald Trump is now the Republican presidential nominee. After his decisive victory in the Indiana Republican primary, his two remaining rivals- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John …

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May 10, 2016

Early Retirement May Be Unavoidable

The full retirement age for Social Security is gradually moving from 65 to 67. Some politicians want to raise it even higher. Additionally, some people say the solution to America’s retirement security crisis is to work longer. For many workers, …

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