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Date: June, 2012

  • In the NewsJune 25, 2012

    America’s Retirement Crisis

    June 25, 2012 – reporter reflects on her retirement realizations after listening to NIRS executive director at a National Press Foundation event. She draws on NIRS’ public opinion research to show American’s true thoughts about their retirement readiness. Read the full story here.

  • In the NewsJune 20, 2012

    Five Things to Consider Before Cutting Pension Benefits

    June 20, 2012 – Reuters’ columnist interviews NIRS executive director Diane Oakley on the most important things to consider before cutting defined benefit pension payments to public employees. The article reports that the top five things to consider before making the leap away from defined benefit plans include: Pensions aren’t simply a gift from taxpayers. […]

  • In the NewsJune 5, 2012

    Myth Busting Pension Reform

    June 5, 2012 – StateImpact, a reporting project of NPR, looked at a bill in New Hamshire seeking to replace the DB pension plan with a DC plan. StateImpact collected sources, including A Better Bang for the Buck report, to provide lawmakers and the public with reliable facts on pensions. NIRS’ Better Bang for the Buck report shows […]