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Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   October 19, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news: 

Both Pensions & Investments and Business Insurance write about lump-sums in "Lump-sum payouts moving into fast lane" and "Companies that are offering lump-sum pension buyouts."

Workforce Management publishes "From Pension to Payout: Employers Are Liking Lump Sums."

PLANSPONSOR.COM runs "PBGC Creating Department of Quality Management."

Pensions & Investments quotes PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum in "PBGC names Richmond pension fund chief to lead benefits unit."

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   October 12, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

"Federal Benefits Offered For Displaced RG Steel Employees," The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register reports.  

The New York Times publishes, "Despite financial pressures, pensions will continue to provide secure retirement income for many people in the future..." in the "Achieving Retirement Goals" article.

Forbes outlines "7 Valuable Benefits You May Not Even Know You Have." 

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   September 21, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

The Wichita Eagle publishes, "Judge OKs request to consolidate Hawker pension claims."

"The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) will host a phone forum on September 27 to discuss the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and changing segment rates,"PLANSPONSOR.COM.

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   September 14, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

The New York Post publishes, "Biz gets pensions break."

"Going to work for the government has always come with an ironclad promise: Your pension benefits will be there when you retire," The Sacramento Bee.

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   August 31, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

Smart Business Network writes "How to overcome benefit plan challenges and structure your plans properly."

Pensions & Investments reports "Pension investment strategy in light of new law."  

CNNMoney publishes "Your pension: Lump sum vs. monthly payments."   

Dow Jones Newswires runs "Hawker Says It Is Closer to Superior Deal, Settles With PBGC."

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   August 24, 2012

Here's what made headlines this week in pension news:

KWCH 12 Eyewitness News ran "Hawker Beechcraft, union & lenders reach pension deal."

Business Insurance publishes "PBGC takes over SP Newsprint pensions."

Reuters poses the question "How is your pension doing?"