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Snyder does right thing by helping pensioners

02/02/2014 | Detroit Free Press

A letter to the editor from PRC Executive Vice President and Policy Director Karen Friedman (scroll down to see the letter)


MyRA for workers whose employers don't offer retirement plan

02/01/2014 | San Francisco Chronicle

President Obama said last week he will add to the panoply of retirement accounts a new one aimed at workers whose employers don't offer a workplace plan.


Experts split on value of Obama's new 'myRA' retirement account plan

02/01/2014 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

President Obama's plan to address tough issues facing workers with little or no retirement savings may have issues of its own.


Hello, myRA: Retirement Savings for Beginners

01/30/2014 | Investopedia

A new acronym has been added to the lexicon of savings and retirement plans - the myRA. That stands for My Retirement Account and is a twist on the well-known IRA or Individual Retirement Account.


Obama’s MyRA program seen as a modest first step to get people saving for retirement

01/29/2014 | Washington Post

President Obama’s plan to create retirement accounts for workers who do not have that option on the job represents a tiny first step toward addressing the increasingly urgent problem of Americans who do not save enough for old age, analysts say.


myRA retirement plans, explained [audio]

01/29/2014 | Marketplace

President Obama unveiled the new "MyRA" plans in his State of the Union speech last night. He stumbled a bit over the name, and there's still some confusion about what they'll be called -- some of the folks we talked to are pronouncing it "Myra," like the name. More...

Treasury to pick manager for Obama myRA retirement program

01/29/2014 | Reuters

President Barack Obama's new "myRA" retirement savings program will be run by a private-sector money management firm chosen by the U.S. Treasury Department from a field of up to 30 firms, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.


Obama’s MyRA Gets Early Go Ahead

01/29/2014 | AARP Bulletin

President Barack Obama is moving quickly to make good on his pledge to create a new "starter" savings program for workers without a retirement plan on the job.


House Democrats Seek Dialogue With DOL On Conflict-of-Interest Rule Re-Proposal

01/28/2014 | Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter

Thirty House Democrats have requested to have a "dialogue" with Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez about the agency’s re-proposal of the rules expanding the definition of fiduciary before the rules are submitted to the Office of Management and Budget.


Plan Sponsor De-Risking Likely to Continue Even With Higher Funding, Practitioners Say

01/28/2014 | Bloomberg BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter

The recent upswing in defined benefit plan funding levels might encourage plan sponsors to take some major steps to de-risk their plans.