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Senate Rejects Fiduciary Rule; Obama Vows to Veto
Who Will Pay Benefits of Bankrupt Multiemployer Plans?
Arizona Voters Approve Public Employee Pension Reforms
[Opinion] There's No 'Tooth Fairy' for Pension Fund Bailout
[Opinion] ICI Letter to IRS: Priority Guidance Plan Recommendations on Retirement Security Issues (PDF)
States Seek to Boost Retirement Savings
Hospital Pensions Hammered by 'Church Plan' Class Actions
It's Back to the Drawing Board for Multiemployer Pension Reform
What We Can Learn from the British Retirement 'Scheme'
[Opinion] Raising Social Security Retirement Age Will Hurt When Early Retirement Is Unavoidable
Connecticut Governor Will Veto Retirement Security Bill as It Now Stands
Maryland Launches Private-Sector Retirement Program
Treasury Department Letter to Congress on Its Rejection of Central States Application to Reduce Benefits (PDF)
Treasury Special Master Rejects Central States' Plan for Pension Cutbacks
[Opinion] Letter from House Members to President Obama Calling for Executive Order Requiring Auto-Enrollment (PDF)
[Official Guidance] Text of Treasury Department Letter to Central States Pension Plan Denying Application to Reduce Benefits Under MPRA (PDF)
[Opinion] FINRA Finds MetLife Does the Ol' Bait and Switch with Its Annuities
Colorado Postpones Bill to Create Savings Plan for Private-Sector Employees
Neither DB nor DC: The Composite Plan (PDF)
GAO Report on Retirement Security: Low Defined Contribution Savings May Pose Challenges
FINRA Levies Its Largest VA-Related Fine Against MetLife Securities
[Opinion] Let's Expect Transparency from All, Including the Policymakers
The Fiduciary Rule Odyssey: Phyllis Borzi at the Helm
Empowering Illinois' Pension Reform (PDF)
[Opinion] Before Teamsters Negotiate Benefit Cuts, They Should Investigate Reason for Pension Plan Failures
Connecticut Bill Creating Private-Sector Retirement Accounts Passes
[Opinion] The Thatcherism of State-Sponsored Private Sector Retirement Programs
Illinois Mandatory Small-Business Retirement Plan Faces Resistance
[Opinion] This Plan Could End Your 401(k) as You Know It
What the $100m Uber Settlement Means to All Employers
What Moves the Retirement Readiness Needle: Quantification of Risk and Evaluation of New Proposals (PDF)
Connecticut House Sends State-Operated Retirement Plan Bill To Senate
The Impact of 'Next Generation' IRAs: myRA Accounts, EZ IRA and State-Mandated IRAs (PDF)
Could the Saver's Credit Enhance State Coverage Initiatives? (PDF)
How a Bestseller Helped Change the Rules of Retirement
[Opinion] Making BICE Meaningful -- Reality vs. Illusion
House Members Move to Block Fiduciary Rule, Preserve Access to Affordable Retirement Advice
Senate Republicans Move to Block Fiduciary Rule
Two Adverse Decisions Against Church Plans Reached at Appellate Court Level
Assistant Labor Secretary: Spotlight on Gig Economy Underscores Need for Portable Benefits
[Opinion] Karen Friedman's Speech to the Protect Our Pensions Rally (April 14, 2016)
[Opinion] The Fight to Move PBGC Premiums Off-Budget Goes to Capitol Hill
FINRA Chief Sees Improvement in Final DOL Fiduciary Rule
Retirees Rally at the Capitol, Protesting Pension Cuts
Maryland's State-Run IRA Bill Heads for Governor's Signature
Guaranteed Volatility: Pension Costs and State and Local Staffing Levels (PDF)
Judge Garland's ERISA Jurisprudence Reflects His Methodical and Moderate Reputation
'Father of 401(k)' Ted Benna Sounds Off on DOL Fiduciary Rule
Final Fiduciary Rule Attracts Both Praise and Criticism (PDF)
[Opinion] A Revolutionary Retirement Plan?
Fiduciary Opponents to DOL: See You in Court?
[Opinion] Honesty on Pension Debt: It's Now or Never
District Court Rules That Related Private Equity Funds Formed a Partnership-in-Fact Engaged in a Trade or Business
Senator Jeff Merkley Champions a Cheaper 401(k) Alternative
GAO on Retirement Security: Shorter Life Expectancy Reduces Projected Lifetime Benefits for Lower Earners
How the Teamsters Pension Disappeared More Quickly Under Wall Street Than the Mob
Cypen & Cypen Newsletter, March 31, 2016
100 CEOs Have More Saved Up for Retirement Than 41 Percent of U.S. Families Combined
New Florida Law Allows Local Sales Tax to Fund Pensions
Will More Transparency Help with Public Pension Plan Financing?

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