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How You Can Protect Your Pension Benefits

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Reports of the death of the traditional pension, as with concerns about Social Security, have been greatly exaggerated, to borrow Mark Twain's famous phrase.

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Analysis: Pension woes are complicating retirement

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Deteriorating conditions in the pension system are jeopardizing the lump sum payouts workers count on, and pushing some workers to retire ahead of schedule.

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Money 911: Lower your credit card debt [VIDEO]

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CNBC's Sharon Epperson answers a viewer's question about a pension.

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Are Democrats Eyeing 401(k)s, IRAs for Tax Hit?

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Is your 401(k) safe from the tax man? That's a question that might be worth asking, as the congressional "supercommittee" scrambles to find $1.5 trillion in additional deficit cuts.

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Ellen Schultz: "Retirement Heist"

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Pensions were once considered a cornerstone of retirement, and in many cases, untouchable. But over the past two decades, companies large and small have cut employee pensions and slashed retiree health benefits -- all the while turning huge profits on those plans.

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88% in poll say they're worried about retirement

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Retirement worries continue to grow, and the cloud of pessimism has blanketed all Americans.

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Has Your Retirement Been Stolen?

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If you’re looking for a scary story to read this Halloween, try Retirement Heist.

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IRS Issues Revenue Procedure Requiring Notices of Requests for Church Plan Status

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The Internal Revenue Service issued a revenue procedure and model notice Sept. 21 requiring church plans to notify participants and other interested parties if a plan applies to IRS for a letter ruling on church plan status. [Reproduced with permission from BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter, 38 BPR 1743 (Sept. 27, 2011). Copyright 2011 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

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Proposed Retirement Plan Overhaul Faces Skepticism at Tax Reform Hearing

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Employee benefits experts testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on Sept.

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Retirement experts clash over tax breaks for 401(k) plans

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Some want to boost the deferral limit – others want to do away with it

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