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Considering a Phased Retirement Option: Reasons to Go Slowly
Generation X Workers: Retirement Reality Bites Unless Answers Are Implemented (PDF)
PBGC Celebrates 40 Years of Protecting Pension Benefits of the Nation's Workers and Retirees: A Look at the 1980s
[Opinion] Are Public Pensions Basically Ponzi Schemes?
The Shift from Defined Benefit Plans to Defined Contribution Plans
[Opinion] Who's Minding Public Pensions?
The Golden Goose Lays an Egg: Fiduciary Issues with Public Pensions
Speakers Tell ERISA Advisory Council More Guidance Needed from DOL to Boost Savers' Lifetime Income Option (PDF)
[Guidance Overview] Text of Treasury Department Priority Guidance Plan, 2013-2014 4th Quarter Update (PDF)
[Opinion] Why There's No Benefit in Target Benefit Pensions
ERISA at 40: Does the Historic Overhaul of Benefits Remain Relevant Today? (PDF)
The Rise and Fall of the American Pension
[Opinion] Why Your Baby Needs a Retirement Account
[Opinion] A New DC Plan Proposal to Replace the Current Patchwork System
401(k) Plans Work in a Balanced Approach to Retirement Security
Union Group Seeks Quick Ruling on Illinois Pension Reform Lawsuit
Text of Report and Recommendations of the Oregon Retirement Savings Task Force (PDF)
[Opinion] Happy 40th Anniversary, ERISA!
[Opinion] Are MEPs the Fiduciary Solution for Small Retirement Plans?
Proposal Would Extend the Federal Thrift Savings Plan to 78 Million Americans
ERISA at 40: The Evolution of Employee Benefits
[Opinion] America Has a Retirement Spending Problem
[Opinion] Lobbying to Replace the 401(k) Model Is Lunacy
A Tribute to Retirement Security Hero Bob Nagle
Robert Nagle, an Architect of ERISA, Dies at 84
[Opinion] Detroit Bankruptcy Reveals Virtues of the Defined Contribution Retirement Plan Model
More Than One-Third of Americans Have No Savings
Retirement Plan Policy: The Tax Deferral vs. Benefit Debate Continues
Text of First Circuit Opinion: Claimant Entitled to Attorney's Fees Because Procedural Victory Increased Likelihood of Successful Benefit Claim (PDF)
ERISA at 40: A History Lesson (PDF)
Study Finds Global Retirement Systems Must Be Reformed
Private Sector Multiemployer Pension Plans: Current Issues
Employee Benefits 'Crisis' Management: Uncertainty and the Workplace (PDF)
[Opinion] Pension Rights Center Offers Reform Principles to Maryland Governor's Task Force to Ensure Retirement Security
Ventura Pension Reform Shelved as Backers Drop Legal Battle
Text of Fourth Circuit Opinion Rejecting Baltimore Police and Firefighters' Federal Constitutional Challenge to Changes in Pension Benefits (PDF)
Exclusion for Employer-Provided Health Coverage Tops Tax Expenditures in JCT Report
[Official Guidance] Text of OPM Final Regs on Phased Retirement for Federal Government Employees (PDF)
Retirement Security: What's Working and What's Not?
[Opinion] Stockton's Bankruptcy and Pension Reform: Limited Options
Public Pension Reform Handbook: A Starter Guide for Reformers (PDF)
[Opinion] Pension Smoothing Has Become a Modern-Day Indiana 'Pi' Bill
[Opinion] The Case for Adjustable Defined Benefits
Disaggregation of the Long-Range Actuarial Balance for the OASDI Program Since 1983 (PDF)
Social Security Replacement Rates for Hypothetical Retired Workers (PDF)
[Opinion] Former Obama Administration Official Offers Plan to 'Fix' Tax Incentives for Retirement Plans -- Here's Why It's Dead Wrong
Measuring the Economic Impact of DB Pension Expenditures by Governments
[Opinion] Should We Save More or Spend More? An Economic Exploration
Text of New Jersey's Appeal of Decision that Public Employees Have Protected Contractual Rights to Pension COLAs (PDF)
[Opinion] Text of Testimony of Urban Institute to House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security: 'What Every Worker Needs to Know About an Unreformed Social Security System'
[Opinion] Statement of Robert Greenstein on the 2014 Social Security Trustees' Report
Text of 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Social Security Trust Funds (PDF)
An Article of Faith: The Gratuity Theory of Pensions and Faux Church Plans
Hobby Lobby Decision Poses New Questions for Litigation
[Opinion] An Obamacare-Sized Prescription for a Retirement Crisis Misdiagnosis
Employee Benefits: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Living on a Prayer? Recent Challenges to the Church Plan Exemption from ERISA Coverage (PDF)
Notice of ERISA Advisory Council Meeting: August 19-21, 2014
Unions Swim Against the Tide as Pension Tsunami Looms (PDF)
Planning for Retirement: The Role of 401(k)s in Retirement Income (PDF)

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