Congress established PBGC to protect traditional, defined-benefit pensions sponsored by private-sector employers. See if your retirement benefits are protected by PBGC.
If your defined benefit pension plan ends without sufficient money to pay all benefits, PBGC’s insurance program will pay you the benefit provided by your pension plan up to the limits set by law. Learn more about the benefits PBGC guarantees, including the required start date for receiving benefits.
Learn how PBGC collects overpayments through recoupment and recovery.