South Carolina

  • This Week in Pensions: May 5, 2017

    Welcome to the latest edition of This Week in Pensions! As we do most weeks, 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…

  • A Win for Pensions in South Carolina!

    Victory in South Carolina! Last week, Gov. Henry McMaster signed a bill increasing contributions to the state pension fund. While this is an important step towards improving the health of the fund, the cause for celebration is the part of…

  • Attention South Carolina: Closing a Pension is Never a Good Idea

    If you’re a devoted reader of Defined Benefit, then you know there is one way to ensure a pension plan is well-funded: employees and employers alike must make contributions to the plan annually – and in full. State employees like…