March 11, 2016

This Week in Pensions: March 11th, 2016

We’re back again with our new weekly feature: This Week in Pensions. We’re gathering the best stories from the week about pensions and retirement security. This is the news you need to know. Here are this week’s top stories about …

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March 10, 2016

Chuck Reed, San Jose, and the Fiasco of Measure B

I’ve mentioned Chuck Reed a couple times before on this blog. He’s the former mayor of San Jose, CA, who led a misguided attempt to gut pensions for public employees there. Even after his failure in San Jose, he’s made …

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March 7, 2016

State Pension Update: Expanding Pensions in Wisconsin

As we’ve written before, Wisconsin has one of the best public pension systems in the country. The Wisconsin Retirement System is a model state pension system that is well-funded and provides a secure retirement to public employees throughout the Badger …

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March 4, 2016

This Week in Pensions: March 4th, 2016

“This Week in Pensions” is a new series here at Defined Benefit. Each week we will gather the five best stories about pensions and retirement security. “This Week in Pensions” is your go-to source for the news you need to …

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March 2, 2016

The Big Short and Your Retirement

The Big Short only won one Oscar on Sunday night- for Best Adapted Screenplay- but it’s still a winner for us here at NPPC. The film tells an important story about how reckless greed on Wall Street wiped out the …

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