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401(k) match cut? No need to stop saving

01/11/2009 | Chicago Tribune

With more companies cutting their retirement plan matches and implementing pay freezes, 2009 is shaping up to be a bad year for the nest egg. The Pension Rights Center counted about 20 major corporations in December that publicly announced changes (mostly negative) to their 401(k) matches.


Skeptical Lawmakers To Discuss Easing Pension Rules With Cos

12/02/2008 | Dow Jones via SmartMoney.com

A handful of companies plan to meet Tuesday with the lawmakers, regulators and the U.S. pension insurer agency. They plan to ask for modifying pension funding requirements that could force cash-strapped businesses to inject millions into pension plans amid the financial crisis.


Your retirement

12/01/2008 | Consumer Reports

Is my pension safe?


The Economy and Pensions

11/24/2008 | The Diane Rehm Show

Diane and her guests discuss what the financial crisis means for retirement accounts, including pressures on employers, workers, and retirees.


After Losses, Pensions Ask For a Change

11/20/2008 | New York Times

Stung by outsize investment losses, some of the nation’s biggest companies are pushing Congress to roll back rules requiring them to put more money into their pension funds, just two years after President Bush signed a law meant to strengthen the pension system.


Center urges Congress to protect DB participants

11/17/2008 | Pensions & Investments

The Pension Rights Center wants Congress to change federal pension laws to protect participants in single-employer defined benefit plans in response to asset declines caused by the financial crisis.


What Happens if Your Employer Goes Broke

11/17/2008 | Kiplinger.com

What will happen to my health insurance and retirement plans if my employer files for bankruptcy?


Help wanted sign is out for top jobs

11/10/2008 | Pensions & Investments

President-elect Barack Obama — who ran on the promise of change — looks to be living up to his word, based on the potential appointees to top pension and investment policy positions in his incoming administration.


How will Obama tax plans work in this economy?

11/06/2008 | San Francisco Chronicle

On the campaign trail, Barack Obama proposed more than a dozen tax changes that would affect individuals.


Delay pension even in face of a bankruptcy

11/02/2008 | Chicago Tribune

Financial advice columnist answers a reader's question about taking a pension early.