June 2021

  • State Pension Recap: 2021 Sessions, Part Two

    Following last year’s shortened legislative sessions due to the coronavirus pandemic, state legislators across the country returned to work full legislative sessions in 2021. Today we’re going to share the most significant actions they made on pensions in part two…

  • Public Employee Stories: June 29, 2021

    Public employees across the nation give back to their communities in extraordinary ways every single day. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have always been there when their community needs them…

  • This Week in Pensions: June 25, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this month’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…

  • New Research Shows the Advantages of Maintaining Defined-Benefit Pensions
    public pensions

    An updated research brief from the National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems (NCPERS) reveals that defined-benefit (DB) plans offer significant advantages for public employees, employers, and taxpayers over defined-contribution plans (DC) plans.  Below, we summarize three significant findings from…

  • Public Employee Stories: June 22, 2021

    Public employees across the nation give back to their communities in extraordinary ways every single day. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have always been there when their community needs them…

  • This Week in Pensions: June 17, 2021
    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 public employees helping their communities.  Here are the top stories…

  • New TV Special Reveals How 401(k)s Have Perpetuated the Retirement Security Crisis
    when to retire

    Retirement experts estimate that a worker will typically need to save at least $1 million to maintain their standard of living in retirement. However, many are far from meeting that goal. According to the Federal Reserve, 25% of U.S. adults…

  • Public Employee Stories: June 15, 2021

    Public employees across the nation give back to their communities in extraordinary ways every single day. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have always been there when their community needs them…

  • This Week in Pensions: June 11, 2021
    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…

  • Retirement Planning

    When a full-time employee starts a new position that includes a retirement benefit, their employer will usually introduce them to their retirement package in their first few days on the job. During this time, it can be easy for one…

  • Public Employee Stories: June 8, 2021

    Public employees across the nation give back to their communities in extraordinary ways every single day. From donating to food banks to helping their neighbors and protecting their communities, public employees have always been there when their community needs them…

  • This Week in Pensions: June 4, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to this month’s first 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…