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Age out loud: Speak up for your retirement rights

Posted by Emily Spreiser on May 02, 2017

May is Older Americans Month, and this year’s theme is “Age Out Loud.”  The theme reflects the fact that today’s older Americans are vocal, engaged, and play essential roles within their communities. They are taking charge by speaking up and advocating for themselves and for others.

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Hold On To Those Tax Forms! Keeping Your Tax Records Can Help You Protect Your Retirement Benefits

Posted by Emily Spreiser on April 27, 2017

If you’re like most Americans, you just filed your taxes. This means you probably gathered important tax documents to help. But now that you’re done, what are you going to do with those documents?

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Don’t lose your retirement plan when you move!

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on April 19, 2017

A few weeks ago, the Pension Rights center moved to a new office. We’ve had to update our mailing address with the post office, vendors, people on our email list and just about anyone you can think of.

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We've moved!

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on April 04, 2017

The Pension Rights Center has moved! Please update your records with our new mailing address!

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Composite bill: Another threat to multiemployer pension plans

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on November 18, 2016

Earlier this fall, a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee held a hearing on draft legislation that has the potential to undermine the stability of the multiemployer pension system.

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A superhero night to remember

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on October 20, 2016

If you’ve attended any of our past celebrations, you know that we at the Pension Rights Center know how to throw a party! And that’s just what we did to celebrate our 40th anniversary.

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New white paper: Employee Stock Ownership Plans: Are They Worth the Risks?

Posted by Emily Spreiser on July 05, 2016

Employee Stock Ownership Plans, or “ESOPs,” are retirement plans that invest in employer stock. They are growing in popularity not only because they receive tax benefits that are not available to other types of retirement plans, but also because of their philosophical appeal: they let the employees own part or all of the company that they work for.

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Older Americans Month

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on May 31, 2016

May is Older Americans Month, a time designated by the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) to celebrate the contributions older Americans make to society.

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Retirees to Congress and Treasury Department: Don't cut our pensions!

Posted by Joellen Leavelle on April 19, 2016

Last Thursday, more than 2,000 retirees from around the country visited Washington, D.C., to tell Congress and policymakers one thing: Don’t cut our pensions. These retired truck drivers, warehouse workers, dock workers, widows, spouses and other retired Teamsters attended a rally held at the U.S. Capitol to protest devastating pension cuts that could affect more than 270,000 people.

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Retirees protest proposed pension cuts

Posted by Karen Friedman on March 14, 2016

The last few weeks have been busy for retirees who are working around the clock to stop the pension cuts proposed by the Central States Pension Fund that would affect hundreds of thousands of retired truck drivers, spouses and widows. 

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