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Should Insurers Handle Public-Pension Payouts?  (MarketWatch)
October 22, 2014

They Have a Pension, Long-Term Care Insurance, and Savings. But Is It Enough?  (Washington Post)
October 21, 2014

The Solution to the Retirement Crisis Is Not More Work  (Huffington Post)
October 17, 2014

Pension Association Makes 1st Endorsement since Ted Kennedy, Chooses Deb Goldberg for Treasurer  (MassLive.com)
October 14, 2014

The Rise of Unretirement  (Los Angeles Times)
October 13, 2014

Senators: Widen Medicaid Program for Frail Seniors  (Associated Press)
October 8, 2014

Hunting for a Job? Don’t Expect Plastic Surgery to Help  (Fiscal Times)
October 6, 2014

The Anti-Retirement Plan: Working 9-to-5 Past 65  (Washington Post)
October 3, 2014

GOP State Treasurer Candidate Make Heffernan Believes Republican Leadership Needed  (Berkshire Eagle)
September 29, 2014

GOP Treasurer Hopeful Heffernan: State Has Too Much Debt  (Lowell Sun)
September 29, 2014

Reimagining End of Life Care  (Forbes)
September 18, 2014

A Pension Overhaul Plan that Makes the Grade  (Washington Post)
September 16, 2014

Can Insurance Companies Save Public Pensions?  (Washington Post)
September 11, 2014

Hatch Retirement Overhaul Earns Top Marks  (BenefitsPro.com)
September 11, 2014

155,000 Americans Had Social Security Benefits Cut in 2013 Because of Student Debt (Wall Street Journal)
September 10, 2014

Hatch Pension Overhaul  Plan Receives Top Grade from Urban Institute (St. George News)
September 10, 2014

Pa. State Worker Pensions Set ‘Arbitrarily,’ Report Says (Newswork.org, WHYY News)
September 7, 2014

Urban Institute: PA State Pension Plans Get Poor Rating (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
September 5, 2014

How to Ease Into Retirement on Your Own Schedule (Money)
September 5, 2014

Report: State Worker Pensions Set “Arbitrarily” (WITF)
September 4, 2014

Retiring Boomers Still Have Mortgages to Pay Down (Bloomberg Businessweek)
September 4, 2014

Boomer Wealth Dented by Mortgages Poses U.S. Risk (Bloomberg)
August 28, 2014

Billionaire Arnold’s Pension Push Makes Him Workers’ Bane (Bloomberg Businessweek)
August 22, 2014

No Need to Worry about Social Security (Market Watch)
August 19, 2014

Why Plastic Surgery Is No Quick Fix for Getting a Job (Fiscal Times)
August 17, 2014

Aging American Population (Washington Journal, CSPAN)
August 15, 2014

Wealth Gap Grows into Golden Years (USA Today)
August 3, 2014

Increasingly, Americans Can’t Afford to Retire (KQED)
August 1, 2014

There are a lot more 50-somethings working 3 jobs (CNN Money)
July 31, 2014

While Pa. dallies, other states embrace pension reform: The Sunday Brunch (Harrisburg Patriot-News)
July 26, 2014

As $50B pension debt weighs on Pennsylvania, other states have embraced retirement overhauls (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
July 26, 2014

3 Democratic candidates for treasurer square off in 'OTR' debate (WCVB Boston)
July 18, 2014

Schnurman: Dallas employees pay more and more to keep generous pensions (Dallas News)
June 30, 2014

Baby boomers and bankruptcy — Supreme Court says inherited IRA not protected (Producers Web)
June 27, 2014

Problems persist in Colorado’s PERA (The Mountain Mail)
June 25, 2014

Aging in California: Who will support our seniors? (The Fresno Bee)
June 23, 2014

A fresh look at public pensions in Colorado (The Denver Post)
June 21, 2014

Sharf: Colorado’s PERA failing both state employees and citizens (Greeley Tribune)
June 18, 2014

Ice added to Supreme Court ruling on IRAs (Life Health Pro)
June 16, 2014

Disabled Recipients of Social Security Fund Face Hefty Benefits Cut (NBC News)
June 10, 2014

Another Voice: Candidates should focus on mending the ailing Social Security Disability program (The Buffalo News)
June 4, 2014

Urban Institute: PERA not making the grade (Watchdog Wire)
June 2, 2014

We Can Do Better For Mothers: 3 Ways To Shore Up Financial Security (Huffington Post)
May 29, 2014

Why many retired women live in poverty (CNN Money)
May 13, 2014

Chicago suburbs grapple with their own pension crisis (WBEZ Radio, Chicago)
May 12, 2014

How Long Must New Hires Work to Get Pension Benefits? (Governing)
May 8, 2014

Taxing Employer Health Insurance Would Hike Social Security Benefits But Boost Federal Coffers (Forbes)
May 8, 2014

State Pension System Gets an F (Berkshire Eagle)
May 3, 2014

The Best and Worst State Pension Plans (Bloomberg TV)
May 2, 2014

Mass. Pension Plan Gets 'F,' but Management Wins Award (Boston Business Journal)
May 2, 2014

The Financial Exchange (WRKO Radio, Boston)
May 2, 2014

Report: Pension Reforms Benefit Workers (Messenger-inquirer.com)
May 1, 2014

Mass. Pension Plan Ranks Worst in US, Study Finds (Boston Globe)
May 1, 2014

Is Your Pension Plan Stupid? Nebraska’s Isn’t (New York Times)
April 30, 2014

Report: Kentucky Pension Reforms Benefit Workers (Louisville Courier-Journal)
April 30, 2014

401(k) Balances Surge, But It's Still Not Enough (NBCNews.com)
April 29, 2014

Who Really Pays for Health Care? It Might Surprise You (Lansing State Journal)
April 27, 2014

From Saving to Spending: What’s Next for 401(k)s? (CNBC)
April 23, 2014

Retirement Assets Are Making a Comeback (San Jose Mercury News)
April 16, 2014

Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for Long-Term-Care Insurance (Wall Street Journal)
April 13, 2014

Unemployed Older Workers Forced to Turn to Social Security (Columbus Dispatch)
March 20, 2014

Retirement Dilemma: Live the Life or Save More?(The Street)
March 11, 2014

How to Be a Better Son or Daughter (Scientific American)
March 1, 2014

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefit (US News)
January 8, 2014

The Value of Older Workers (Diane Rehm Show, NPR)
December 19, 2013

To Fix Social Security, Some Democrats Want To Lift Wage Cap (NPR)
December 05, 2013

Pandering to Seniors over Social Security (Washington Post)
December 4, 2013

Our Looming Long-Term-Care Crisis (Washington Post)
September 20, 2013

The Most Popular Ages to Claim Social Security (US News)
September 9, 2013

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