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U.S. House Passes Pension Bailout as Democrats Eye Union-Heavy States for 2020

07/24/2019 | Bloomberg

The U.S. House on Wednesday night passed legislation to bolster failing pension funds, an issue that Democrats are hoping will help win over voters in the Midwest’s union-heavy states for the 2020 presidential election.


Cuts in Multiemployer Pension Plans Hurt Older Americans

07/12/2019 | AARP

For 30 years, Mary Fry's husband, Virgil, worked in construction. The pension he earned — $3,568 per month — was guaranteed to continue for Mary if he died first. More...

Elliot freezing pension plan for 600+ workers

06/29/2019 | New Hampshire Union Leader

Elliot Health System is freezing the pensions of more than 600 employees at year’s end in a move that will save several million dollars a year.

“It’s not like we’re taking a pension benefit away and opening up an ice cream stand,” health system President Greg Baxter said in an interview.


Opinion: Want a pension in retirement? Here’s how to create one

06/18/2019 | MarketWatch

Remember the good old days, when workers retired with a gold watch and a pension? They’re long gone, of course.


America’s retirement accounts are growing, but not fast enough

06/12/2019 | CNBC

America’s retirement accounts are growing, but not fast enough.

Vanguard has released its annual How America Saves 2019 report. It’s a snapshot of the state of retirement in America that focuses on defined benefit accounts, which are mostly in the form of 401(k)s.


New tactics being deployed in challenging church plans

05/27/2019 | Pensions & Investments

Participants in pension plans exempt from federal regulation due to their church plan status are forging ahead with legal and legislative challenges and some new tactics, despite a 2017 Supreme Court decision that did not go their way.


Baseball’s pension rules changed after legally blind pitcher in Orlando last played in 1971. Now he needs help

05/09/2019 | Orlando Sentinel

As a baseball game filled the television screen below it, a portrait of Bill Denehy in better days hung on the wall.


Sanders promises to block cuts to pension benefits if elected

05/08/2019 | The Hill

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) vowed on Wednesday to place a moratorium on cuts to pension benefits overseen by the federal government if he is elected president in 2020.


Retirees, Weigh a Pension Lump Sum Offer Carefully

04/29/2019 | Kiplinger

If your pension plan offers you a lump-sum payout, should you take the money and run?


‘Saint Constance’ Fixes the Unfixable as Patron of Lost Pensions

04/25/2019 | Bloomberg Law

There’s no such thing as a lost cause to Constance Donovan. More...