Can This Pension Bailout by the Government Be Avoided?
The Center for Retirement Research estimates that about 35% of multiemployer retirement plans will exhaust their assets over the next 30 years.
401(k) Fee Transparency: Best & Worst Providers
Dalbar and Research magazine conducted an in-depth study of the new ERISA 408(b)(2) disclosure rule, providing rankings in key categories of big providers.
Senate Mulls Stronger Oversight of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
Sen. Harkin: A recent IG report "raised serious concerns about whether PBGC would be able to cope with a sudden influx of pensions brought on by a new economic crisis."
More failings from the PBGC brain trust
I point to an excellent, and extremely scary, post (as if we needed more) at The Baseline Scenario blog. James Kwak updates us as to...
A Conversation with David Salisbury of the Employee Benefit Research Institute
One of the most enjoyable and enlightening conversations I've ever experienced was with Dallas Salisbury, president & CEO of Washington-based Employee Benefit Research Institute. For...
Pension Act Signed
While pension experts say the recently passed Pension Protection Act of 2006 will indeed help remedy the funding problems that have plagued defined benefit (DB)...
Reform Is in the Air
Officials in Washington expect Congress to pass legislation early this year that would shore up the nation's ailing pension system and provide tax breaks to...