Month: February 2018
Editorial: A retirement plan for all
THE ISSUE: A revised plan offers a chance for most private-sector workers to build retirement savings.
Will new congressional panel safeguard retirees’ pensions?
Butch Lewis was one year into retirement when he received a letter that might have marked the beginning of the end of his life.
Congressional committee to tackle pension reform
The bipartisan budget deal the U.S. Senate reached Wednesday also will create a bipartisan joint House and Senate Committee aimed at solving a pension crisis that is endangering more than 60,000 Ohioans and 1.5 million workers and retirees across the country.
Age Spots: Looking for money in the right places
Many times at Aging Matters we get calls from people who need help finding a pension they believe they should be getting, but can’t seem to find any information for.
Blue-Collar workers cheer Senate Democrats’ pension plan
House and Senate Democrats were cheered by more than 70 union members on Wednesday after unveiling a bill to keep worker pensions funded.
Schumer: Democrats Want to Shore Up Pensions for Union Workers in Year-End Spending Bill
“Democrats are fighting for a pension solution in the year-end spending bill,” Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Tuesday.
DOL Issues Final Rule Delaying Best-Interest Measures For Retirement Plans
Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule delaying the applicability of the full protections of the conflict of interest fiduciary rule by a full year and a half, from January 1, 2018 to July 1, 2019.