South Africa's State Pension Fund Preparing for National Downgrade
Some fear South Africa could lose investment-grade status on its local-currency ratings.
Need a Reason to Sell Brazil? Try Two Words: Pension Overhaul
Brazil's pension system doesn't have a minimum retirement age.
Pressure Mounts on Morneau to Drop Canadian Pension Proposal
Canada is having its own version of problems with defined benefit pension plans.
Athene's Challenge to Prudential Could Prove Bonanza for Apollo
The company is offering to take pension risk off employers’ hands.
Illinois Senate Overrides Governor's Veto of Spending, Tax Bills
The state's Medicaid program has been competing with public employee pension plans for cash.
UPS to Freeze Pensions for 70,000 Workers to Reduce Costs
The plan has a $9.85 billion and is about 76% underfunded.
Even San Francisco, flush with tech wealth, has pension problems
The tech boom failed to insulate San Francisco from a problem well known to industrial-era towns: the rising cost of pensions.
Annuities: Preparing clients to retire at (almost) any age
There is no 'one-size-fits-all' retirement plan; each individual client deserves a customized solution that addresses their unique situation.
Small companies have a big retirement problem
At companies with fewer than 50 workers, not even half the employees have access to a 401(k) or pension, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
IRI study: Lifetime income providing financial security for retirees
While today's retirees can largely rely on pensions for retirement income, future generations will have to find other forms of income during retirement.