October 2021

  • This Week in Pensions: October 29, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions. This is the news you need to know in the fight for a secure retirement.  Alaska has a teacher retention problem. The state is ready to pay someone to help…

  • This year’s scariest spook: the retirement security crisis

    Last year around Halloween we shared five scary facts about the current state of retirement security. Unfortunately, the 2021 retirement landscape is no less terrifying. In fact, the National Institute on Retirement Security released a number of studies this year…

  • This Week in Pensions: October 22, 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 stories of public…

  • Retirement Security Week 2021

    It’s the third week in October, which means we are celebrating National Retirement Security Week! When first created, the goal of National Retirement Security Week was to create awareness about the need to plan and save for retirement. In that…

  • Public Employee Stories: October 19, 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 communities need them…

  • This Week in Pensions: October 15, 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 New Hampshire public…

  • Stories from New Hampshire Public Employees
    New Hampshire Decennial Retirement Commission

    Today we’re sharing stories submitted by New Hampshire current and retired public employees.   Active Fire Fighter – Mark Curtin Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up in and went to college in the Boston area. After…

  • Why Pensions Are Critical to Recruit and Retain Public Employees

    In addition to providing retirement security that retirees can count on, defined-benefit pensions also play an important role for state and local governments to recruit and retain highly qualified public employees in their workforces. A report from the National Institute…

  • This Week in Pensions: October 8, 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 stories of public…

  • Why Pensions Are Critical for Teachers’ Retirement Security
    public pensions for teachers

    In honor of World Teacher’s Day yesterday, we recognized the sacrifices teachers and school personnel make for our communities by sharing some of their stories. Today, we’re going to share why defined-benefit pensions are the best way to ensure they…

  • Public Employee Stories: October 5, 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 communities need them…

  • This Week in Pensions: October 1, 2021
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to October’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 our archive of…