Week of Sept. 5, 2015

 

  • States are facing more than $1 trillion in pension debt. The Fiscal Times tells us the 10 worst.
  • Guest commentary in The Hill from Americans for Prosperity's Julia Crigler and David From goes a step further to discuss the tale of two state pension crises: Kentucky and Illinois.
  • In special commentary to the Daily News, TeacherPensions.org's Chad Aldeman discusses how pension math cheats teachers.
  • When did retirement become a game of Jenga, retirement financial expert Dennis Miller asks in Equities.com.
  • And lastly, Peeps workers have gone strike, rejecting a pension proposal that would move all new employees to a 401(k)-style plan. What does that mean for workers and the infamous Easter candy? Read here.