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New Look for the Nest Egg

04/10/2007 | New York Times

We are in a third generation of changes in corporate retirement plans, and it is still not clear whether this version will succeed better than the others.


Tracking Down Your Long-Lost Pension Payments

02/18/2007 | Washington Post

Although traditional pension plans -- also known as defined-benefit plans -- have a fiduciary obligation to pay benefits, they don't have to chase down potential recipients.


Former Bank of Lodi employees unable to access 401(k) funds

12/13/2006 | Stockton Record

Bank of Lodi's former employees are still unable to access funds in their 401(k) retirement and profit-sharing accounts because of a discrepancy in the number of stock shares held by employees, and Placer Sierra Bank officials don't know when the freeze will end.


If Company Goes Bankrupt, Don’t Count on Your Pension

10/24/2006 | New York Times

When a company is in such severe financial trouble that paying the pensions it owes could put it out of business, it can turn the responsibility over to the pension agency in a so-called distress termination.


Retirement, Squeezed

09/17/2006 | Washington Post

As Traditional Plans Decline, Workers Face a Less Certain Future


DuPont Shift to Defined Contribution Plan Consistent With Trends

09/01/2006 | BNA Pension and Benefits

The DuPont Company's recent announcement that it is shifting retirement benefits toward defined contribution pension plans is consistent with current employer-provided pension plan trends, which will be accelerated by the new Pension Protection Act, practitioners told BNA Aug. 30.


Law to boost pension costs at companies

08/19/2006 | Boston Globe

Analysts say hikes will hasten end of traditional programs.


Deciphering the New Retirement Law

08/18/2006 | BusinessWeek Online

H.R. 4, 907 pages of pension legislation, has changes that will affect every worker, regardless of age and income


Congress passes complex pension bill full of favors

08/18/2006 | Northwest Labor Press

In July and August, the U.S. House and Senate approved what Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy called “the most important action to safeguard the retirement of hard-working Americans in a generation.”


Bush signs massive pension overhaul

08/17/2006 | Associated Press via USA Today

President Bush on Thursday signed new rules to prod companies into shoring up their pension plans with a tough message for corporate America: "Set aside enough money now."