July 2020

  • This Week in Pensions: July 31, 2020
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to July’s final edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • Correcting the Record on the Reason Foundation

    Two weeks ago, we highlighted ways pension opponents like the Reason Foundation gaslight the public on the facts about public pensions. Today we’re diving deeper into how the Reason Foundation spreads misinformation about public pensions by examining a blog post…

  • Public Employee Stories: July 28, 2020

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines. Teachers…

  • Share Your Story: Roger

    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=xcGtC–UGKg”]

  • This Week in Pensions: July 24, 2020
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • What is a Discount Rate and Why Does It Matter?

    Today, NPPC is re-sharing this blog originally posted on April 19, 2016, and written by Tyler Bond.  Pensions often seem confusing because there are a number of technical details associated with them. While actuaries and economists may enjoy debating the…

  • Public Employee Stories: July 21, 2020

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines. Teachers…

  • Share Your Story: Bob

    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=p1xtvH3sO18″]

  • This Week in Pensions: July 17, 2020

    Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Pensions! This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Before you dive into our top stories from this week, check out some stories of…

  • Three Ways Pension Opponents Gaslight the Public About Public Pensions

    Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis, pension critics have been sowing doubt about public pensions by sharing blatantly false and misleading claims about them. This is gaslighting (a form of manipulation in which a…

  • Public Employee Stories: July 14, 2020

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, public employees across the nation have given back to their communities in extraordinary ways. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have been on the front lines.  Teachers…

  • Share Your Story: Margie

    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=HMP6LBIhnTU”]