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Private Pension Plans

Companies that are offering lump-sum pension buyouts

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Note: This list is updated on an ongoing basis.

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What happens when a pension is transferred to an insurance company?

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In 2012, General Motors and Verizon entered into arrangements with Prudential Insurance Company to pay the pensions of certain groups of their salaried retirees.

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Should you take your pension as a lump sum?

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Updated: August 2015

Some companies have offered to cash out the pensions of certain retirees and former employees and instead give them a one-time lump-sum payment.

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Multiemployer pension plans projected to be in "critical and declining" status

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The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 allows the trustees of certain multiemployer pension plans to reduce pensions, including the benefits of retirees.

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Why the Keep Our Pension Promises Act Must Be Passed

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Updated: September 9, 2015

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Cash Balance Plans

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A cash balance plan is a pension plan that has certain features of a 401(k) plan. A number of companies have converted their traditional pension plans into cash balance plans.

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Pension Freezes

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See our list of companies that have frozen or made significant changes to their pension plans.

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Facts About Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding

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This fact sheet explains funding issues in multiemployer pension plans and links to our on-line calculators, which you can use to gauge the impact that possible benefit cuts or the guarantee limits

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The facts about church pension plans

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Almost all private retirement plans are required to comply with federal pension and tax laws. There is only one major exception: Church pension plans. Employees covered by church pension plans are denied the basic protections provided to virtually all other private-sector workers who participate in pension plans.

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"NAFI" Plans: Federal Retirement Programs Not Funded by the Government

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This fact sheet provides an overview of retirement plans that are sponsored by government entities that do not receive funding from Congress. 

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