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The Retirement Savings Lost and Found Act

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Legislation introduced by Senators Elizabeth Warren (D- MA) and Steve Daines (R-MT) is aimed at solving a problem that affects so many retirement plan participants and retirees today – the problem of lost retirement benefits. The Retirement Savings Lost and Found Act of 2016 (S.

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Missing Pensions Costly to Retirees

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People who have earned a defined-benefit pension seem to be in an enviable position -- retiring with the promise of a steady income stream for life. But it's not so enviable if the promised benefits don't show up. And an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor is finding that many retirees aren't getting the benefits they've earned.

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The case of the missing pension

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Tracking down a plan from a former employer can be difficult.

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Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project finds "lost" pension plan

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There are many details to keep track of when companies are bought or sold, and sometimes a company's pension plan can fall through the cracks. The company Jack* was employed by for more than 20 years was sold and later spun off into an independent entity. Jack had kept track of the company so he knew where to go when it is was time for him to claim his pension.

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How to search for lost pension money

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Dear Savvy Senior: What tips can you offer for tracking down a lost pension from a previous employer?

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Got a pension? Act now to save it

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If you were among the 15.7 million private-sector workers with a traditional defined benefit pension plan in the U.S. in 2012, now might be good time to stop counting your blessings.

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Pensions lost and (hopefully) found

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Imagine earning a pension after many years of hard work with a company. Then you leave your employer before retiring and without claiming your pension. When you reach retirement age, you expect to be able to start receiving that pension but you are unable to find the employer or the plan. Your pension plan is “lost”.

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Taking Charge: You can get help unraveling your pension benefits

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The New England Pension Assistance Project is featured in this column, in which a reader asks for advice on getting information on his or her retirement plans.

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Your retirement-planning time table [SLIDESHOW]

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It pays to consider the details early—even 15 years ahead

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The Search For Missing 401(k) Money

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There are tens of thousands of workers who are due lost 401(k) money, but there is no one central depository where you can look for what’s rightfully yours.

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