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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

St. Petersburg Times

EditorialsEditorial: Hold off on pension reforms

The Legislature is looking less ambitious and more reasonable when it comes to changing the Florida Retirement System.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Trilby, FL, Opinion


Don't Dump Pennsylvania's Governor By: Michael Reagan

Be careful, Pennsylvania people. You can't afford to blow it this fall. Your great state is, I'm sorry to say, already not so great when it comes to fiscal solvency.


Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Personal Finance

CBC News

Unions to fight pension changes for government workers

The Public Sector Pension Plans Act would raise the age for people to qualify for a full pension and lower inflation-proofing measures.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Canada,

UK Government to Tell Pensioners When They Are Expected To Die to Help Them Budget

People approaching retirement will be given a death date by the Government to stop them squandering their savings, ministers announced yesterday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Dorset County, England, United Kingdom,


Will Taxpayers Be Forced to Bail Out Union Pensions?

As a supporter of genuine capitalism, which means the right of contract and the absence of coercion, I don't think there should be any policies that help or hinder unions .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Opinion

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

CalPERS adopts $459 million pension rate hike

The big pension fund approved a $459 million rate increase for the state, bringing the state's contribution to around $4.3 billion a year.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Education Etc., California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Christie faces New Jersey pension dilemma

Gov. Chris Christie is to be commended for allocating $2.25 billion of his fiscal year 2015 budget to New Jersey's state-administered pension funds.


Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie


Detroit pension deal avoids big benefit cuts

Negotiators representing the city of Detroit and its retired municipal workers, police and firefighters Tuesday night announced deals that would reduce the workers' pension benefits - but by much less than the city had originally proposed.


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Detroit Free Press

Editorial: Detroit pension deal the best it's going to get - so don't mess it up

David Sole, a retired Detroit waterworks worker, protests in Detroit about cuts to his pension.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Detroit, MI, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Social Security, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Opinion

Branstad will release 2013 tax returns

Most of the income comes from his governor's paycheck but he also continues to collect from the state's retirement pension fund from his earlier service as governor, lieutenant governor and legislator.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Personal Finance, Retirement, Iowa Government, Iowa


Boeing employees to vote on contract affecting pensions of C-17 workers

LONG BEACH >> A thousand Boeing Co. C-17 employees on Thursday will cast a pivotal vote that could shape the fate of mechanics and other workers linked to the soon-to-be-shuttered Globemaster III military airlifter program in East Long Beach.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Long Beach, CA