January 2020

  • This Week in Pensions: January 31, 2020

    Welcome to this month’s last edition of  This Week in Pensions! 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 fight for a secure…

  • Three Common Misconceptions About Pensions
    public pensions

    Anti-pension ideologues will often use the same false attacks on pensions and retirement security for public employees.  Today we’ve compiled three common misconceptions about pensions and explained why they are false.  1. Retired public employees automatically receive cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs)…

  • Share Your Story: Denise

    Throughout the winter, 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=IFRieu4y9wE”]

  • This Week in Pensions: January 24, 2020

    Welcome to the latest edition This Week in Pensions! 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 fight for a secure retirement. Here…

  • New Report Shows How States Give Away Millions of Dollars in Corporate Tax Breaks and Subsidies Every Year
    Retirement Security Initiative

    Yesterday Good Jobs First (GJF), a non-profit, non-partisan research center focusing on economic development accountability, released new reports showing how states give away millions of dollars in corporate tax breaks and subsidies each year and comparing that with the cost…

  • Share Your Story: Ed

    Throughout the winter, 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=O_v6yA7NIx0″]

  • This Week in Pensions: January 17, 2020

    Welcome to the latest edition This Week in Pensions! 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 fight for a secure retirement. Here…

  • Inside the Fight for COLAs in 2020

    A new study from the University of Massachusetts’s Gerontology Institute evaluated the gap that exists for retirees who live between poverty and having just enough income to cover their necessary expenses.  Retirees in several states face an uphill battle when…

  • Share Your Story: Helen

    Throughout the winter, 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=KDj4Pcr5_Hk”]

  • This Week in Pensions: January 10, 2020

    Welcome to the latest edition This Week in Pensions! 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 fight for a secure retirement. Here…

  • Three Ways You Can Protect Pensions During a Legislative Session

    Did you know that, as of today, almost half of the state legislatures across the country have already begun their legislative sessions?  Legislative sessions provide an opportunity for politicians to make decisions that affect their state’s public pension system –…

  • Share Your Story: Jim

    Throughout the winter, 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=zou0st-Tvf4&feature=youtu.be”]