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Supporters, Critics, Gear Up for Fight Over Proposed Expanded Fiduciary Definition

04/21/2015 | Bloomberg BNA's Pension & Benefits Reporter

Supporters and opponents of the Department of Labor's conflict-of-interest proposed regulation ramped up their campaigns soon after the Obama administration announced the rule's release.


Private pension funding drops to lowest level in 6 years

04/15/2015 | CNBC

Even as stock market rose last year, pension funding levels at America's biggest companies in 2014 fell to levels not seen since just after the financial crisis.


EPCRS Changes Make Key Clarifications For Employers, Participants, Practitioners Say

04/14/2015 | Bloomberg BNA's Pension & Benefits Reporter

Two recent Internal Revenue Service updates to its correction program, the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System, ease some burdens on employers discovering costly errors in their plans, practitioners told Bloomberg BNA.


Questions Arise Over Repayment Of Money Paid Pensioners In Error

04/07/2015 | WWJ CBS Detroit

Pontiac retirees who were accidentally overpaid may have to give back that money. But an activist group says they shouldn’t have to cough up the cash.


Pension rights group: Overpayments to Pontiac retirees should be forgiven

04/06/2015 | Oakland Press

Internal Revenue Service rules could allow the 150-percent-funded Pontiac General Employees Retirement System to forgive overpayments made for 16 months to 600 retirees.


Red flags for those mapping out their retirement years

04/06/2015 | Star Tribune

You think your Social Security benefits aren’t vulnerable? Then you should pay attention to what’s happened with pensions.


5 Things to Know About Pension Advances

04/04/2015 | Retirement Cheatsheet

If you need money in a pinch you may be tempted to take an advance on your pension. However, if you’re not careful, you could get lured into a scam and lose the money you’ve worked so hard for.


PBGC may need a financial safety net of its own

03/29/2015 | Crain's Benefits Outlook

Forty years after it was created, the future of the federal agency that guarantees employees' and retirees' pension benefits is in doubt.


Multiemployer pensions rescue buys the PBGC some time

03/29/2015 | Crain's Benefits Outlook

While experts may disagree on the strength of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.’s insurance program for single-employer pension plans, there is a broad consensus that lawmakers had to act last year to prevent the collapse of big, underfunded multiemployer pension plans, and with that the PBGC’s multiemployer insurance program.


Shortfalls sabotage promise of union retirees' pensions

03/28/2015 | Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Once considered sacrosanct, many retiree pensions may no longer be secure. A change in federal law passed last year with bipartisan support would allow struggling union pension funds to cut benefits for retirees younger than 75 by as much as 60 percent.