Washington lawmakers should get together behind a federal automatic IRA, the most effective vehicle for harnessing the power of inertia to increase retirement savings of 60 million Americans.
April 12, 2017 | 12:01 am
Brazil's government says it now sees enough votes to pass its flagship pension overhaul in the lower house after making concessions to gain lawmaker support.
April 11, 2017 | 02:42 pm
Legislation to restrict banks from engaging in riskier trading and investment activity was expected to be introduced Thursday in the Senate.
April 06, 2017 | 05:08 pm
A bipartisan bill designed to loosen withdrawal rules for the Federal Thrift Savings Plan was introduced in the Senate.
April 06, 2017 | 04:13 pm
Bipartisan legislation that would require employer-sponsored retirement plans to provide estimates of how much lifetime income can be generated from participants' existing retirement savings accounts ...
April 06, 2017 | 05:17 pm
Missouri State Employees' Retirement System's board authorized staff to discuss with state legislators the potential of allowing some former state employees who are vested in the $9 billion pension...
April 06, 2017 | 12:05 pm
Differences over pensions and labor-market reforms are the biggest sticking points in Greece's talks with creditors to unlock bailout funds.
April 04, 2017 | 12:08 pm
As Congress begins to tackle tax reform, a coalition of business and benefit advocates formed to protect the tax advantages of retirement savings.
April 04, 2017 | 02:20 pm
A bill introduced in the California State Assembly would require the state's two largest public pensions to divest of companies involved in the construction of a border wall between the United States ...
April 03, 2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner has proposed a bill designed to help cities and towns with locally administered pension systems improve performance and reduce costs.
March 31, 2017 | 01:16 pm
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes a bill to help shore up Chicago's municipal and laborer pension funds.
March 24, 2017 | 05:43 pm
Speakers at P&I's East Coast Defined Contribution Conference discussed different strategies to bolster retirement security, but were reminded of the uncertainty in Washington that could affect ...
March 24, 2017 | 12:01 am
A faster increase in the state pension age, an end to guaranteed increases in pension benefits and a midlife check to help people take stock of their work, health and retirement have been recommended ...
March 23, 2017 | 01:51 pm
The Department of Labor's secure choice rule undermines ERISA protections for participants in those plans, which are aimed at the approximately 55 million private-sector employees without access to a ...
March 20, 2017
The European Parliament has voted in favor of new rules that will strengthen shareholder rights and facilitate cross-border voting under the Shareholders Rights Directive.