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3 hrs ago |

Call Made For Police and Fire Pension Changes

Now that lawmakers have acted on Chicago pension restructuring, cities around the state are asking for help with their police and fire pensions.


7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Legislature passes new approach to pension debt

The House unanimously agreed to a Senate plan Sunday that would put $2 billion from savings toward the teachers' retirement system and $1 billion toward the public employees' retirement system.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

12 hrs ago |

Heinz 'derisks' pension plan

The Carrick resident who is near his 83rd birthday knows that losing his business is probably not going to make or break the Pittsburgh-based food company that reports billions in sales annually.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Food, Heinz H J, Pittsburgh, PA, Carrick (Pittsburgh, PA)

16 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Mayor Wants Pension Solution

A serious discussion by state legislators on the "sorry" state of municipal police and fire pension plans throughout West Virginia is long overdue, Wheeling Mayor Andy McKenzie said.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Wheeling, WV, Retirement, Financial Markets, Huntington, WV

20 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland auditor sounds pension alarm

Pension costs have more than doubled over the past decade, leaving Oakland with fewer police officers, more potholes and a growing threat of insolvency, City Auditor Courtney Ruby warned in a report released Sunday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, California, California Government, Retirement

Yesterday | HeraldNet

New approach to pension obligation in Alaska

The Alaska Senate unanimously passed legislation setting out a new approach for addressing the state's pension obligation Saturday, less than three hours after the plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Retirement

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Internal Affairs: Battle continues between police union, councilwoman

This just in -- San Jose's police officer union and Councilwoman Rose Herrera are still duking it out.


Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Personal Finance, US News

Andover Advertiser

Brown to focus on pensions security

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK.


Related Topix: Gordon Brown, Conservatives (UK), Europe, World News, United Kingdom

The Mercury

Plan to raise pension age slammed

Howrah electrician Marcus Phillips is concerned about how people with physically demanding jobs would cope working until they were 70. UNIONS, workers and seniors groups have hit out at reports the Federal Government will increase the pension age to 70. The Abbott Government is expected to announce it will increase the qualifying age for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance

WBIR-TV Knoxville

10 worst states for retirement

March 11, 2014 - Finding the best place to retire in is a little bit like looking for a mate.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Personal Finance, Prison, Trenton, NJ, Social Security

Greenwich Citizen

Branstad priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears

As the end of the legislative session draws near, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing lawmakers to keep some of his priorities in mind.


Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Tax, Personal Finance, Council Bluffs, IA

JD Supra

Old Days - Remembering When Small Business Had Pension Plans

We lived in politically charged times. Congress seems unable to reach any consensus on anything including where to have the annual Congressional Christmas Ball! Years of political crossfire over the Affordable Care Act have drawn renewed focus on employee benefits in general.


Related Topix: Small Business, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sunday Herald

Pension savers call for Government advice to be delivered face-to-face

Retirement savers want the free pensions guidance promised by the Government to everyone retiring from April 2015 to be delivered face-to-face, a survey has found.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Pension problems: Where have we heard this before?



Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Detroit, MI

CBS Local

U. Of I. Warns Pension Reform Glitch Could Lead To Mass Retirements

The University of Illinois was warning state lawmakers of a problem with a pension reform plan that the school fears will trigger a crippling "brain drain" as faculty members consider retiring this summer.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Baltimore Sun

Gansler says state will sue BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

Maryland's attorney general said Friday that his office is suing the oil company BP over alleged pension investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon.


Related Topix: Financial Services, BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust, Energy, Oil & Gas, Personal Finance, Oil Spill, Retirement

Free Republic

British pensioners to be told how long they have to live so they can manage savings

Pensioners will be given estimates of how long they have left to live to help them manage their savings, a minister has disclosed.


Armenian Liberty

Employers In Armenia Not To Be Penalized For Withholding Pension Contributions

Armenia -- A symbolic protest action of civic initiative against the unpopular pension reform at the Constitutional court in Yerevan, 28 Mar, 2014 Armenia -- A symbolic protest action of civic initiative against the unpopular pension reform at the Constitutional court in Yerevan, 28 Mar, 2014 The Armenian government has announced ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Armenia, World News,

Deming Headlight

UK pensions: Pencil in your appointment with the grim reaper

When will I die? It's not the kind of thing I like to think about very often, but when it comes to forward planning, a ballpark figure could be useful.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Maldonandburnham Standard

Lifespan estimates 'need updating'

Experts will look at factors such as smoking, eating habits and socio-economic background when determining a person's approximate life expectancy Retirees risk being misled by estimates proposed by ministers which would tell them when they are expected to die unless this information is regularly reviewed, a leading pensions expert has warned.


Related Topix: Personal Finance