Tag: Puerto Rico

May 1, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Pensions Are Still Threatened

Today, thousands of workers and retirees rallied in Puerto Rico to protest ongoing austerity measures, including proposed cuts to public pensions. Puerto Rico’s public pensions have been threatened for years by the long-lasting debt crisis and other calamities to befall …

Read more

June 7, 2016

Puerto Rico and Pensions: the Basics

Puerto Rico and its debt crisis remain in the news as Congress considers legislation to help the island territory restructure and manage its debt. Puerto Rico’s pensioners remain trapped in this crisis as well. Just last week, a new audit …

Read more

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. …

Read more