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    Pension Benefits and Retirement Income

    Thomas Reeder, the director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), the federal agency that insures pensions of workers and retirees in private sector defined benefit plans, outlined the…

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    State and Local Pensions

    Policy analysts talked about what state and local governments were doing to address the rise in unfunded pension liabilities. A new report from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) shows…

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    Pension Protection Act and Retirement Savings

    Researchers reflected on the tenth anniversary of the Pension Protection Act and made suggestions for how to continue and improve upon the goals and policies laid out in the 2006 legislation.…

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    Retirement Savings

    Representatives Jared Polis (D-CO) and Joseph Crowley (D-NY) talked about legislation they were working on to address what they considered to be shortfalls in the retirement savings policy…

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    Retirement Savings

    Financial experts talked about what employers, employees, and Congress should do to improve and increase retirement saving in the U.S. This panel was part of a forum on retirement savings plans…

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    Retirement Security and Savings

    Former Senator Kent Conrad (D-ND) and James Lockhart talked about a report released by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Retirement Security and Personal Savings. The report…

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    Retirement Security

    Former Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation director Joshua Gotbaum talked about the role of the PBGC, the financial stress it is facing, and broader retirement security issues facing…

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    Retirement Security

    Christian Weller talked by video from Boston about new Department of Labor rules on investment advice standards for retirement accounts, as well as whether Americans are saving enough for retirement.…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about actions his administration took that week to ensure more fairness. The Department of Labor finalized a rule to ensure…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Are you on track to retire?”

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Are you on track to retire?”

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 3

    Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy Karen Dynan, the chief economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, spoke about retirement savings. She discussed President Obama’s proposal for MyRAs (my…

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 2

    Policy experts talked about helping Americans save more for retirement. They discussed Social Security, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and refundable tax credits. “Raising Awareness of the Retirement…

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    Retirement Savings and Tax Policy, Part 1

    Policy experts talked about helping Americans save more for retirement. They discussed social security, individual retirement accounts, and refundable tax credits. “The State of Research on Efficiency of Savings…

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    Pension Advance Programs

    The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing to gather ideas for ways to address pension advances scams and hold perpetrators accountable. Pension advance programs ask retirees to…

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    State Retirement Savings Efforts

    Diane Oakley talked about proposals in several states that would create automatic, individual retirement accounts for residents who do not have retirement plans through their employer.

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    Work in Retirement

    Experts on aging and health testified on the findings of an AARP study that showed nearly half of retirees either must or want to work during their retirement years. They discussed the…

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    Future of Retirement

    Christian Weller talked by telephone about the state of peoples' plans for retirement.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines, divided by age ranges, were open for viewer calls on the question, “How are you preparing for retirement?” Christian Weller, with the National Institute on…

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    Open Phones on the Future of Retirement

    Telephone lines were open following a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on the future of retirement.

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