Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Pension News

News on Pension continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

44 min ago | The Fresno Bee

Dan Walters: Pension fatteners reveal some strange public work rules

Two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature agreed to a mild reform of public employee pensions aimed, they said, at reducing manipulation of the system and reducing long-term costs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Libraries

1 hr ago | Click2Houston

Mayor, city attorney propose new firefighter pension plan

Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman will be releasing details of a proposed new Houston 2014 Firefighter Pension Plan.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

5 hrs ago | CTV

Montreal firefighters, police officers say pension plans are well-funded

Chris Ross of the Montreal firefighters' association said the retirement plan for his co-workers is 90 percent funded, while the Montreal police department's pension fund has 106 percent of the money it needs.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

9 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico educational pension fund up $1 billion

New Mexico's educational pension program reports that strong investment returns helped the retirement fund grow by more than $1 billion in the past year.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

14 hrs ago | West Australian

Rothesay Life completes 500 million pound buy-out of pension scheme

Insurer Rothesay Life said on Thursday it has completed a 500 million pound buy-out of the Vestey Group's Western United group pension scheme.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

16 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Sacked cop loses out in court battle for pension

Daniel King, 51, had 19 years on the force in 2012 when he was busted for ticketing an undercover cop for drinking in public when the detective had no alcohol on him.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Montreal Gazette

MNAs are split on how much to pay into their own pensions

While some refused to take a position, a few Quebec MNAs grudgingly conceded on Wednesday that they should be shouldering a larger part of their gold-plated pension plan.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

Montreal Gazette

Moreau, mayors defend imposed pension negotiations

The municipal pension plans of today were created in an era of sustained stock market growth, higher interest rates and shorter lifespans.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

Reuters

California Governor decries Calpers vote on pensions

California Governor Jerry Brown decried a move by the state's giant public pension fund on Wednesday to include temporary pay hikes in the way pensions are calculated for newly hired workers.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Retirement

Rock FM

Self-Employment 'Is A Ticking Time Bomb'

The rise of self-employed workers risks a 'pension ticking time bomb' for blue collar workers, a union has warned.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

CBC News

Pension protests underway in Montreal and Quebec City

Union leaders called for calm Wednesday as hundreds of municipal employees took to the streets of Montreal and Quebec City to protest against proposed pension reforms.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, The National, Entertainment, Television

The Raw Story

Many Americans who left labor force want to return to work if economy improves

Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Howell, MI

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Pension change pushes teachers to retire

Take, for example, Greenfield Central Junior High. This year, the principal and nine of the 40 teachers are new to the school.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

The News Tribune

Court got it right with pension decisions

Pension policy can be insidious. Seemingly small benefit changes turn costly over time.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Baltimore Sun

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Baltimore County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lump-sum pension option gets 1st OK The Knoxville City Council...

The Knoxville City Council approved the first reading of a charter amendment proposal that could give a retiree the choice to receive his pension in one-lump sum.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Sports

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Town of Fortville owes $2300 in fines for late pension payments

The good news for the town of Fortville is they are all caught up with back payments owed to the state's pension program.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fortville, IN

Lexington Herald-Leader

Committee approves higher pension calculations

The committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System board voted 6-2 in favor of adding nearly 100 types of supplemental pay that can be used for calculating pension benefits for public employees hired after Jan. 1, 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Dallas Morning News

Rudolph Bush: Dallas Police and Fire Pension posts anemic 4.4% return after predicting 13 percent

This is worse than we feared. The Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund had already warned members to expect less than the predicted 13 percent return the system's management hoped for in 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Personal Finance, Retirement

WBRZ

Jindal supports reversal of Edmonson pension boost

Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Governors, Bobby Jindal, Personal Finance

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••