Pentagon Probes for Details on Proposed Military Retirement Overhaul

Last month, the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission released a long-awaited report containing a series of policy proposals designed to decrease the cost of ...

Nevada Lawmakers Debate Bill to Set Up Hybrid Pension Plan

Public employee groups, businesses and lawmakers all hotly debated a Nevada bill this week that would make major changes to the state’s pension system. The measure under scrutiny ...

Video: What Obama’s Budget Proposal Means for Retirement Savings

Obama’s budget proposal contains several items that would impact how some people save for retirement. Among them: changes to the tax implications of Roth conversions and a cap ...

Alaska Supreme Court Hears Case Over Benefit Tiers

In the last decade, Alaska has overhauled its pension system by shifting public workers out of a traditional pension system and into a 401(k)-style system. But another important change ...

Omaha Approves Pension Changes; New Hires Will Be Put Into 401(k)-Style Plan

On Tuesday, the Omaha City Council approved a major change in the city’s pension system. Starting on March 1, all new city hires will be placed into a pension plan that resembles ...

Inside The Proposed Changes to Military Retirement Benefits

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission has spent the last two years drawing up policy proposals to decrease the cost of military benefits, including retirement ...

Bruce Rauner Has Softened His Stance on Pension Cuts. Where Does He Stand Now?

When talking pensions on the campaign trail early in 2014, Bruce Rauner said that new hires, current workers and retirees all would need to be on the receiving end of pension benefit ...

Video: More Ways to Save in 2015

This video discusses opportunities to save money in 2015, including MyRa, catch-up contributions and the increased contribution limit for 401(k)s.   Feature photo by 401kcalculator.org

Video: Getting the Most Out of Your 401(k) Plan

Here’s a discussion with Barron’s Jack Hough on how to get the most out of your 401(k) plan. Hough argues that, although many Americans have access to 401(k)s, most aren’t ...

Do Pensions Give Retirees a False Sense of Retirement Security?

At one time, pensions were seen as the safest, most secure stream of retirement income. But the security of pension benefits is no longer rock-solid. That raises the question: do pensions ...
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