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Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   November 2, 2012

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

After a speech at the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA) Annual Conference, PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum was quoted in three articles:

Business Insurance publishes "American Airlines freezes its pension plans."

Washington Jewish Week prints "B'nai B'rith 170 years old and still strong."

Weekly Pension News Round-Up

  |   October 26, 2012

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

Both Pensions & Investments and PLANSPONSOR.COM write about the Pension Rights Center in Pension Rights Center asks for moratorium on lump-sum payments and Pension Rights Center Wants Halt on De-Risking.”

The Wichita Business Journal publishes “PBGC files $2.8M tax lien against Hawker retirement contributor.”

 

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.