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Date: July, 2017

  • In the NewsJuly 24, 2017

    Pennsylvania’s Hybrid Plan Seen as Falling Short

    After many fits and false starts to pension reform, Pennsylvania’s governor has a signed a measure that establishes a hybrid defined benefit/defined contribution plan for new state employees. Although some industry observers believe the new law is a step in the right direction, several others said the switch to a hybrid DB/DC plan does little […]

  • In the NewsJuly 22, 2017

    6 Biggest Headwinds Facing Women on the Road to Retirement (and What to Do About Them Before You Retire)

    Women face a lot of unique hurdles when it comes to planning for their retirement, and understanding and managing them accordingly can make all the difference between a comfortable retirement and barely scraping by. In this episode of Motley Fool Answers Opens a New Window., hosts Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp go over the six biggest headwinds […]

  • In the NewsJuly 19, 2017

    The US is Lagging Europe on Retirement Security

    Among the leading nations for retirement security, the United States didn’t even crack the top 15, according to the 2017 Global Retirement Index by Natixis Global Asset Management. Europe, however, continued to dominate the top spots, with Norway at No. 1 for the second year in a row, followed by Switzerland and Iceland. Sweden ranked […]

  • Letters to the EditorJuly 12, 2017

    Letter to the Editor: The Orange County Register

    Richard Hiller in a July 5th opinion piece is correct that focusing the retirement outcomes is imperative. In fact, the retirement outlook today for Californians is dim – only two out of five workers in the state participate in retirement plans.  Even among Californians who have 401(k) savings, the average account balance is insufficient with […]