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 30, 2015

Haunted House of Pension Horrors

Tomorrow is Halloween. Children across the country will be going door-to-door asking “trick or treat” to their neighbors. Public workers, however, are getting more tricks than treats from the pension ghouls haunting the debate over retirement security for working families. …

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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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October 23, 2015

How Pension Cuts Harm the Middle Class

It’s now the end of National Save for Retirement Week. Hopefully this week you’ve thought some more about how pensions provide the safest and most secure retirement for working families. Unfortunately, when public pensions are cut by irresponsible politicians, those …

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October 21, 2015

The False Promise of a 401(k)

We’re in the middle of National Save for Retirement Week. As we indicated in Monday’s blog post, this week is often used by Wall Street banks and other financial interests to promote participation in defined contribution 401(k) plans. One of …

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