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Pension plans becoming more open

03/11/2008 | Syndicated column via the Columbus (OH) Dispatch

If you're among the Americans who still have a defined benefit pension, 2008 is a good year to pay close attention. New federal rules could affect your benefits.

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If company mishandles your 401(k), you can sue

03/03/2008 | Dallas Morning News

A recent landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court could lead workers to believe that they have a potent legal weapon against their employer if their 401(k) loses money.

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Employers now responsible for 401(k) mismanagement

02/29/2008 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling this month is expected to give employees a greater chance at recovering retirement money lost from a mismanaged 401(k) — and send a warning to business owners.

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Pension plan didn’t pan out for Cocoa worker

02/27/2008 | Florida Today

The Pension Rights Center works in the big scope of things to protect and promote the retirement security of America’s workforce.

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Quick! Plug Those Holes

02/23/2008 | Newsweek

Individual workers can sue their bosses for mismanaging their 401(k) plans, the Supreme Court said last week.

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Ruling Allows Employees to Sue 401(k) Providers

02/21/2008 | SmartMoney.com

Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Wednesday you can now sue your 401(k) plan sponsor if you've experienced a loss due to an administrative error or mismanagement of your funds.

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Dark Victory for 401(k)

02/21/2008 | Condé Nast Portfolio

Top court says participants can sue, but chief justice leaves an out for companies.

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Ruling Allows Workers to Sue On 401(k) Losses

02/20/2008 | Wall Street Journal via Yahoo! Finance

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld the right of workers to sue over losses in their 401(k) retirement-savings accounts in some circumstances, but pension-law experts said a minority opinion in the case could also bolster some defenses used by employers.

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Pensions by the numbers

02/10/2008 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN)

This is a sidebar to the main article, "What's your pension plan?"

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Trying to Clear Fog From Pension Plans

02/03/2008 | New York Times

New pension rules being phased in this year may make some employees curious about the financial health of their pension plans — but it’s still hard to get enough information to make an intelligent judgment.

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