retirement security

  • This Week in Pensions: April 19, 2024
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! We have gathered the best stories about pensions and retirement security from the previous week. You need to know this news in the fight for a secure retirement. NPPC News…

  • Is Retirement Security Attainable for Americans?

    Americans are woefully unprepared for retirement.  It’s not a fact that’s comfortable to face, but the truth is evident. As we continue to observe National Retirement Security Month, today we’ll explore the stark reality of retirement insecurity for countless hard-working…

  • How to Advocate for Retirement Security this National Retirement Security Month and Beyond

    For many, October heralds the onset of the fall season, a time of crisp air and changing leaves. However, for NPPC, this month carries a deeper significance. October is a moment to both celebrate retirement security’s accomplishments and recognize the…

  • 2023 State Legislative Preview

    At NPPC, we believe every American deserves to retire with dignity. Our priority is protecting pensions for public workers in states across the country. Here is a look ahead at some of the state legislative sessions we are monitoring this…

  • There’s Snow Thing Like a Pension!
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    It’s the first day of Winter–the holidays are in full swing, and from here on out, we’ll start getting more daylight instead of less. As we hunker down for a long few months of snow storms and polar vortexes, we…

  • HIGHLIGHTS AND GOALS FROM THE NPPC TEAM

    Time is winding down, and the new year is almost here! Today, the team at NPPC reflects on the accomplishments in preserving retirement security for working men and women and goals for 2023.  Kendal Killian, Executive Director:  As the newest…

  • Good Gravy, We Give Thanks for Public Pensions!

    As is the tradition here in America, every year on the fourth Thursday in November we gather with our loved ones to break bread and give thanks for all the good things in our lives. Here at NPPC, we’re always…

  • The Scariest Retirement Story Ever Told
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    At Halloween, there are spooks and scares aplenty, but here at NPPC, we think the mistruths and misinformation surrounding defined-benefit pensions are the most frightening tricks of all. Dressed in slick costumes, 401(k)s and other defined-contribution retirement plans deceive you…

  • Three Ways You Can Fight For Retirement Security During National Retirement Security Month (And Beyond)

    In honor of National Retirement Security Month, NPPC shares this repost originally published on October 21, 2020.  Happy National Retirement Security Month! The National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators started National Retirement Security Month in 2006 to recognize the…

  • THREE REASONS WHY PENSIONS ARE PORTABLE
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    Today’s blog is a repost originally published on September 15, 2021. One of the biggest misunderstandings about public pensions is that if one leaves public service before they retire, then they cannot take their pension benefits with them. This belief…

  • This Week In Pensions: September 16, 2022
    This Week in Pensions

    Welcome to the latest 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 retirement.…

  • Hispanic Americans Deserve Retirement Security
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    Originating in 1968 and enacted into law in 1988, National Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate Hispanic Americans’ history and contributions and the influence they have had on American culture and society and to consider the future of…