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Date: January, 2013

  • In the NewsJanuary 21, 2013

    Retirement Account Have-Nots

    The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch covers the NIRS Report, The Retirement Savings Gap: Is It Worse Than We Think?, suggesting that the silver lining of defined benefit pensions protecting baby boomers, should be a benefit all Americans have access to. Read the article here.

  • In the NewsJanuary 14, 2013

    401(k) breaches undermining retirement security

    January 14, 2013 – The Washington Post quotes NIRS executive Director Diane Oakley. “We’re going from bad to worse. Already, fewer private-sector workers have access to stable pension plans. And the savings in individual retirement savings accounts like 401(k) plans — which already are severely underfunded — continue to leak out at a high rate.” […]

  • In the NewsJanuary 10, 2013

    Retirees Face Fiscal Cliff

    January 10, 2013 – A USA Today column quotes NIRS executive Director Diane Oakley on the economic efficiencies of defined benefit pension plans. “Over 30 years, Oakley says, money in individual retirement accounts can be expected to return nearly 25% less than equal amounts of money poured into traditional pension plans.” Read the full column here.

  • Press ReleaseJanuary 1, 2013

    New Issue Brief Outlines Public Pension Investment Process

    WASHINGTON, D.C., January 23, 2013 – A new primer provides a comprehensive overview of the public pensions investment process, which has garnered increased attention in the wake of economic shocks that recently have impacted all investors. NEW ISSUE BRIEF OUTLINES PUBLIC PENSION INVESTMENT PROCESS Webinar Today at 1 PM ET to Review Findings; Register Here WASHINGTON, […]