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What to consider when your company offers a pension buyout

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The old rock of retirement income — the pension — is increasingly fading from the American economic landscape.

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Facts About Multiemployer Pension Plan Funding

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This fact sheet explains funding issues in multiemployer pension plans and links to our on-line calculators, which you can use to gauge the impact that possible benefit cuts or the guarantee limits

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Should union pensions be cut?

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Congress is expected soon to consider the recommendations of a coalition of unions, pension administrators and employers supporting tough measures to save its pensions.

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The Great Pension Sell-Off: Should you take a lump sum or an insurer's annuity?

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Carl Monheit's former employer reliably mailed his monthly check to him for 17 years. A year and a half ago things changed. The Hackensack, New Jersey, resident, along with thousands of other retired managers, learned he would no longer be part of Verizon's pension plan. Instead, the telecommunications giant bought them an annuity.

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ERISA Anti-Cutback Rule at Heart of Debate On NCCMP Proposal for Multiemployer Plans

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There is one thing representatives for multiemployer pension plans can agree on: The system needs to be strengthened if it is going to survive.

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PBGC Multiemployer Guarantee Calculator

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Calculate how much your pension would be
if your multiemployer pension plan were to run out of money

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Multiemployer Retiree Cutback Calculator

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Calculate your possible pension loss

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Thought Secure, Pooled Pensions Teeter and Fall

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The pensions of millions of Americans are being threatened because of trouble in a part of the retirement world long considered so safe that no one gave it a second thought.

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Pension Rights Center Stands with Pensioners against Proposed Cuts

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WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center released a statement today cautioning Congress against supporting a proposal that “endorses the unprecedented and dangerous step of empowering pension plan trustees … to slash benefits of men and women who are alre

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Retirees Face Cuts in Pension Benefits

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As multiemployer pension plans try to deal with their financial struggles, the benefits of current retirees are in the crosshairs.

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