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Conference Calls for New Approach to Retirement Security, Looks at Proposals for Visionary Future System

10/21/2009

Washington – A Retirement USA conference held in Washington, D.C., today spotlighted the need for a new, visionary approach to retirement security.

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Pension Rights Center Asks House Ways and Means Committee to Provide Funding Relief for Companies that Continue Workers' Pensions

10/01/2009

WASHINGTON – Congress should make short-term emergency funding relief available for companies that continue their workers' pension plans, the Pension Rights Center told lawmakers today. Testifying on behalf of the Center before the House Ways and Means Committee, Professor Norman P.

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The Pension Rights Center Mourns the Death of Lisle Carter

09/25/2009

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center released the following statement on the death of former board member Lisle Carter:

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Pension Rights Center Mourns the Death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy

08/26/2009

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Karen Ferguson, director of the Pension Rights Center, on the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy:

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Pension Rights Center Statement on the Introduction of the 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2009

04/22/2009

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center applauds Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.) and Congressman Rob Andrews (D-NJ) for introducing the 401(k) Fair Disclosure for Retirement Security Act of 2009.  At a time when the decline of the stock market has decimated 401(k) plans, it is more e

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60 Minutes 401(k) Exposé Shows Need for New Retirement Income System

04/21/2009

WASHINGTON – The television news program 60 Minutes aired a devastating indictment of 401(k) plans Sunday, further documenting the need for a new retirement system above Social Security.  The piece featured several older Americans whose 401(k) accounts have dropped precipitously in the pas

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Little-known Provision in Federal Pension Program May Prevent Some From Getting Benefits

02/03/2009

Pension Rights Center Asks Obama Administration to Notify Workers of Potential Risk

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PENSION RIGHTS CENTER SUBMITS A CONSUMER AGENDA FOR RETIREMENT SECURITY TO OBAMA TRANSITION TEAM

12/17/2008

WASHINGTON – In advance of President-elect Obama taking office, the Pension Rights Center has created a Consumer Agenda for Retirement Security, a list of recommendations for improving current retirement programs.  The Agenda, which has been submitted to the Obama transition team, includes 40 distinct legislativ

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Pension Rights Center Calls for Increased 401(k) Fee Disclosure

09/17/2008

WASHINGTON – At a Senate hearing today, the Pension Rights Center called for increased disclosure of the fees associated with 401(k) plans.

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