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Date: June, 2017

  • Letters to the EditorJune 30, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: Pensions & Investments

    The author of the recent opinion piece, The Slow Road to State Pension Reform, seemingly misunderstands that when properly funded, pensions are a cost-efficient means for providing retirement security to middle class Americans. State legislatures in nearly all states maintained defined benefit pensions as they reformed state-wide retirement systems during the past seven years to […]

  • In the NewsJune 21, 2017

    The Retirement Savings Gap: Time to Panic?

    Bank Investment Consultant  reports on the new NIRS research, stating that when left unaddressed, the gap in retirement savings could lead to a diminished quality of life for many older Americans and create severe pressure on social services and the social safety net. Read the article here.

  • Letters to the EditorJune 20, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: Washington Post

    The Washington Post covers the economic insecurity of working Americans, which will grow as workers retire and pensions disappear.  It’s simply wrong to describe taking away pensions from middle class Americans is a “smart step.” Reforms in virtually all state-wide public pension plans has occurred during the past seven years to ensure long-term sustainability. As […]