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An end to conflicted investment advice?

An end to conflicted investment advice?

A proposed regulation takes steps toward protecting 401(k) and IRA investments. Read our statement.
New law allows cuts to retiree pensions

New law allows cuts to retiree pensions

A new law allows cuts to retiree pensions. Will you be affected? Read our summary
Karen Friedman discusses retiree pension cuts on C-SPAN

Karen Friedman discusses retiree pension cuts on C-SPAN

Karen Friedman takes Q&A about retiree pension benefit cuts on C-SPAN's Washington Journal. Watch now.
States get in on the action

States get in on the action

Illinois becomes the first state to offer automatic retirement savings plans to workers. Learn what other states are up to.  Read the fact sheet

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As Pension Recoupment Grows, Advocates For Pensioners Offer Advice to Agencies

As Pension Recoupment Grows, Advocates For Pensioners Offer Advice to Agencies

Pension plans have been ratcheting up demands that retirees reimburse them for benefit overpayments, and a lack of government guidance has pushed those efforts even further, advocates for pensioners told Bloomberg BNA.

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As Church Plan Debate Hits Next Level, 3rd Cir. Receives Competing Amicus Briefs

More than two years into a litigation effort challenging the way large hospitals run their pension plans, all eyes are on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which recently received a flood of amicus briefs arguing both sides of the debate.

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Supreme Court Decision in Tibble a Victory for 401(k) Participants

WASHINGTON – On May 18, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of employees in Tibble v. Edison International, a class-action lawsuit filed by participants in the power company’s 401(k) plan. More...

Supreme Court decision should help lower 401(k) fees

In a decision that should put further downward pressure on 401(k) fees, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that the trustees in charge of such plans have an ongoing duty to monitor plan investments.

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More GOP Senators Press DOL to Extend Fiduciary Comment Period

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle continue to pressure the Department of Labor to extend the comment period on its revised plan to amend the definition of fiduciary for retirement accounts.

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Lawmakers Ask DOL’s Perez to Extend Fiduciary Comment Period

Lawmakers asked Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in two separate letters this week to extend by another 45 days the comment period on the Department’s redraft of its rule to amend the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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Split with White House widens as Democratic lawmakers ask DOL to extend comment deadline on fiduciary rule

More than two dozen Democratic lawmakers are asking the Labor Department to extend the comment period on a controversial rule that would raise investment advice standards for brokers working with retirement accounts.

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Save Our Retirement group letter to DOL Secretary Perez, telling him not to extend fiduciary comment period (May 8, 2015)

On May 8, the organizations that make up the Save Our Retirement coalition sent a letter to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, urging him not to give in to industry demands that the comment period for the proposed fiduciary regulations be extended. More...

Older Americans Month 2015 – Helping older Americans get into the act

Older Americans Month 2015 – Helping older Americans get into the act

May 1 marked the start of Older Americans Month, a time when the aging services community highlights the country’s older Americans and the programs that serve them. More...

A small victory in the war over pensions

Religious exemptions to pension guarantees have led to theft, but workers at one New Jersey hospital fought back

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