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Church plan cases head to the Supreme Court

Bloomberg BNA: Devil in the Details as Justices Mull Church Pension Cases. Read the article.
Reuters: Threatened pension cuts will test Trump ties to U.S. Rust Belt voters

Reuters: Threatened pension cuts will test Trump ties to U.S. Rust Belt voters

Will the new president protect retiree pensions? We hope so. Read it here.
Are you facing retiree pension cuts?

Facing retiree pension cuts?

Has your pension plan applied to cut retiree pensions?  Here's what you can do.

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Devil in the Details as Justices Mull Church Pension Cases

The pension benefits of more than 300,000 hospital workers will be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court convenes on March 27, and it’s anybody’s guess what the justices will want to discuss.


PBGC girds for pending union plan catastrophe

Only one struggling multiemployer pension fund has landed on the doorstep of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. so far after failing to win Treasury Department approval to reduce benefits, but the agency's dire financial condition has officials predicting painful cuts for more than 1 million multiemployer plan participants projected to need its help.


Threatened pension cuts will test Trump ties to U.S. Rust Belt voters

Karen Friedman has been traveling the country speaking at meetings of retired union members - and they are angry. What riles them is the prospect of deep cuts in promised pension benefits, and they are hoping for relief from President Donald Trump.


Speech by Karen Friedman at a meeting of the National Education Association Retirees' Organization

Hello NEA retirees! It’s great to be here! Thanks for inviting me this morning to speak. More...

Teamsters face 31 percent pension cut

A total of 16,500 retirees, mostly in upstate New York with a few in New Jersey, are facing the cuts. Another 18,500 who are currently working would also be affected upon retirement.


Bill to Rescind DOL Rule Extending Pension Coverage Sparks Fierce Debate

In a move that is sparking a firestorm of protest regarding the extension of retirement plans to uncovered workers, the US House of Representatives advanced two bills to overturn federal rules that would make it simpler for states to start individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for private-sector workers who do not have 401(k)s.


About one million American workers have pension plans on verge of insolvency

Nearly one million working and retired Americans are currently covered by pension plans that are in imminent danger of insolvency, according to an organization trying to help people keep their retirement earnings.


How To Save For Retirement? Tips For Saving Early To Avoid Stress About What To Do When Reaching Retiring Age

Fewer than half of Americans know or have figured out how much they need for retirement – a scary thought when taken into consideration that the typical American spends about 20 years in retirement.


How Republicans Could Block Access to Retirement Plans for Low-Income Workers

The United States Senate is on the verge of making a vote that would have a major impact on the chances for young and low-income people to save for a secure retirement.