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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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As Pension Recoupment Grows, Advocates For Pensioners Offer Advice to Agencies

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Pension plans have been ratcheting up demands that retirees reimburse them for benefit overpayments, and a lack of government guidance has pushed those efforts even further, advocates for pensioners told Bloomberg BNA.

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Older Americans Month 2015 – Helping older Americans get into the act

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May 1 marked the start of Older Americans Month, a time when the aging services community highlights the country’s older Americans and the programs that serve them.

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Pension Plan Clawbacks Becoming More Common In U.S.

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In recent months, many seniors have been surprised to find that they have been the subject of a pension plan clawback, an action that is occurring more frequently across the United States.

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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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8 Questions To Ask Before Taking A Pension Lump Sum Offer

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When it comes to analyzing a lump sum pension offer, employees need more help. That’s the conclusion of a new Government Accountability Office report, Participants Need Better Information When Offered Lump Sums That Replace Their Lifetime Benefits.

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Can They Grab Your Pension?

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Clawbacks become more common as plans discover they overpaid recipients.

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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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Persistent UMass center helps retirees track down pensions

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Such persistence is the hallmark of the Pension Action Center, a nonprofit that for more than 20 years has helped people find and claim the benefits due them. Since its founding in 1994, the center has helped recover more than $50 million owed to 7,500 retirees.

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PBGC report highlights importance of pension counseling

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We at the Pension Rights Center have long recognized the important role that U.S. Administration on Aging’s Pension Counseling and Information Program (PCIP) plays in protecting the legal rights of retirees and their families.

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