July 2019

  • The “Pension Crisis” is a Myth, Part Six
    public pensions

    Since the Great Recession in 2008, warnings of an impending pension crisis have been splashed across the business pages of newspapers across the country. Despite these boisterous decrees, America’s public pension funds are stable. We explore the roots behind the…

  • Share Your Story: Barbara

    Throughout the summer, NPPC will be sharing the stories of retired and current public employees, told in their own words. [youtube url=”https://youtu.be/pzuctGkPmlQ”]

  • This Week in Pensions: July 26, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Share Your Story: Mary
    teacher pensions

    Throughout the summer, NPPC will be sharing the stories of retired and current public employees, told in their own words. [youtube url=”https://youtu.be/xnMkoDJ2r9g”]

  • Five Mistakes Kentucky Lawmakers Are Making
    Kentucky pensions

    Today’s blog post was written by Bridget Early, Executive Director at NPPC. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has called a special session that began yesterday. The special session is being used to pass his proposed pension bill, HB1. House and Senate…

  • This Week in Pensions: July 19, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Kentucky: A Historical Look at Public Pensions

    Over the last decade, Kentucky lawmakers have passed or attempted to pass all different types of pension legislation. Here at NPPC, we wanted to provide some historical context as to how Kentucky’s public pension systems ended up in their current…

  • Share Your Story: Denise

    Throughout the summer, NPPC will be sharing the stories of retired and current public employees, told in their own words. [youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXU3XhV4eFc”]

  • Kentucky: a Historical Look at Public Pensions
    Attacks on pensions promote retirement inequality

    Over the last decade, Kentucky lawmakers have passed or attempted to pass all different types of pension legislation. Here at NPPC, we wanted to provide some historical context as to how Kentucky’s public pension systems ended up in their current…

  • Kentucky: A Historical Look at Public Pensions
    Attacks on pensions promote retirement inequality

    Over the last decade, Kentucky lawmakers have passed or attempted to pass all different types of pension legislation. Here at NPPC, we wanted to provide some historical context as to how Kentucky’s public pension systems ended up in their current…

  • This Week in Pensions: July 12, 2019

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, we have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. This is the news you need to know in the…

  • Why Are Some Pension Employees Not In Social Security?
    retirement insecurity

    This week, we’re reposting a blog post from 2017 where we discussed why certain public employees do not receive Social Security. When most Americans begin to prepare for retirement, they count on Social Security to form the bedrock of their…