Here are my predictions. What are yours?
Yes, there are a great many troubled multi-employer pension plans. But it goes to far to claim the whole system is falling apart.
In which it turns out that the reason for the current French strike, and the public support, is not just a defense of super-early retirement ages but worry about a complete re-do of their pension system.
A small change that punches above its weight. Are you with me on this Social Security hack?
The NCCMP has now commented on the Senate’s multiemployer pension rescue proposal. The bottom line: this is not easy to figure out in a way that feels fair to everyone.
Employers are following the law when it comes to pension lump sums, and the law is designed to ensure they don’t cheat their employees. But that doesn’t seem to stop them from finding ethically dubious ways to conduct their programs.
25% or more of Illinois’s state spending goes to pensions. And it’s the disabled, among others, who see the consequences.
The French are striking to protest retirement age reform. How do they compare to their American counterparts?