PRC In the News
05/28/14|Bloomberg News

Your Company Just Tossed a Pension Hot Potato in Your Lap. What Do You Do?

If you’re lucky enough to have a claim on the $3 trillion-plus sitting in old-fashioned corporate pension plans, your retirement planning may soon get more complicated.

PRC In the News
05/22/14|Kiplinger's Retirement Report (June 2014)

Keep an Eye on Finances During a Divorce

Divorce at any age will send tremors through your finances. But when it comes later in life, it’s sure to upend even the best-laid financial plans.

PRC In the News
05/13/14|Bloomberg BNA's Pension & Benefits Reporter

ERISA Anti-Cutback Rule at Heart of Debate On NCCMP Proposal for Multiemployer Plans

There is one thing representatives for multiemployer pension plans can agree on: The system needs to be strengthened if it is going to survive. But there is some disagreement about how to get there, and one aspect of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans’ proposal—revising the anti-cutback rule under the Employee Retirement Income Security […]

PRC In the News
05/11/14|Dallas Morning News

How to read your pension plan’s annual funding notices

If you’re a participant in a pension plan, you’ve probably received or will soon receive what’s called the plan’s “annual funding notice.”

Press Release

Connecticut Takes a Big Step Towards Retirement Security for Its Residents

WASHINGTON – The Pension Rights Center applauds the Connecticut General Assembly for passing legislation that lays the groundwork for a new state-administered retirement savings plan for private-sector workers who do not have an employer-provided pension or retirement savings plan.  “I am proud of my home state for taking a bold step toward expanding retirement coverage […]

Blogs & Newsletters

May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate the contributions older Americans have made to society – and to focus attention on the many services available to older Americans as a part of the Older Americans Act. The services that we at the Pension Rights Center are most proud of are those provided by […]

PRC In the News

Early Tap of 401(k) Replaces Homes as American Piggy Bank

Premature withdrawals from retirement accounts have become America’s new piggy bank, cracked open in record amounts during lean times by people like Cindy Cromie, who needed the money to rent a U-Haul and start a new life.