October 15, 2020

Why Fair Wages Matter for a Secure Retirement (Part Two)

Written by Keegan Shepherd, Policy Coordinator for the Texas Pension Coalition  Today’s blog post is part of the Texas Pension Coalition’s ongoing series highlighting the realities workers face during their careers and the subsequent impact on their retirement. While these …

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October 14, 2020

How Much Do Older Adults Earn From Different Sources of Income?

Retirement experts often cite the “three-legged stool” as a framework for retirement planning, which is that income from Social Security, personal savings (such as a personal defined-contribution plan), and a defined-benefit pension are critical for a secure retirement.  How much …

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October 13, 2020

Public Employee Stories: October 13, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.   Here …

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October 9, 2020

This Week in Pensions: October 9, 2020

Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of …

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October 8, 2020

Texas Stands Up to Truth in Accounting

Written by Keegan Shepherd, Policy Coordinator for the Texas Pension Coalition Like clockwork, we can expect certain things to appear in a periodic fashion. Flowers show up in the spring, leaves cover the sidewalk in autumn––and every year, Truth in …

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