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Little-known government benefit protects retirees [VIDEO]

03/05/2014 | KGO-TV (San Francisco)

The Western States Pension Assistance Project is profiled in this television news story. The Project is one of seven regional pension counseling projects that provide free legal assistance to anyone with a question about their traditional pension, 401(k), or other employer-sponsored retirement plan.


Karen Friedman appears on the Michael Finney Show [AUDIO]

03/01/2014 | KGO 810 (San Francisco, CA)

PRC Executive Vice President appeared on the Michael Finney Show to talk about recent legislation that expands pensions and attacks on retirees benefits. Karen's segment begins at approximately 24:40 into the program and lasts 15 minutes.


EXPLAINED: The nation’s retirement savings crisis, in two charts

02/26/2014 | Washington Post

One look at the chart above says all you need to know about the costs of retirement for public workers in San Jose, California’s third-largest city: They are soaring.


Protecting Detroit's Pensioners Protects American Values

02/20/2014 | Huffington Post

In one remarkable week in January, we saw the introduction of three proposals to expand retirement savings for the half of the workforce not covered by employer-sponsored plans: President Obama's myRA, Senator Tom Harkin's USA Retirement Funds Act, and Senator Bill Nelson and Senator Susan Collins' Retirement Security Act.


The Activist Awards

02/16/2014 | Register Citizen (Torrington, CT)

Suppose our country had another Academy Awards gala for citizen heroes – those tiny numbers of Americans who are working successfully fulltime in nonprofit groups to advance access to justice, general operations of our faltering democratic society, and the health, safety, and economic well-being of all citizens.


State's leading business group down on proposed pension bill

02/15/2014 | The Day (New London, CT)

The state's leading business group is firing a warning shot about new legislation that would require Connecticut companies not providing retirement benefits to direct employees toward a state-sponsored program.


AOL Reverses 401(k) Policy After Blowback

02/10/2014 | AARP Bulletin

Like boomers (and all workers for that matter) don’t have enough to worry about when it comes to saving enough for retirement. Now actions by AOL’s Tim Armstrong may be setting a dangerous example for other companies to follow suit.


More New Retirement Account Proposals

02/05/2014 | AARP Bulletin

Americans are way short in their retirement savings and President Obama’s MyRA plan that he unveiled last week isn’t the only new proposal that aims to help with that problem.


Sen. Harkin Proposes Bill to Expand Workers’ Access to Retirement Plans

02/04/2014 | Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) unveiled long-awaited legislation that proposes to provide all workers with access to a retirement plan through automatic payroll deductions, particularly workers who currently don’t have access to employer-provided retirement plans.


Finally, a retirement plan friendly to smaller savers?

02/03/2014 | Fortune

Under the president's plan, myRA retirement accounts would be available to U.S. workers who don't have access to a 401(k) plan.