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  • Here's how to not outlive your retirement nest egg Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:25 AM ET

    Think saving for retirement is hard? Try planning how to draw down those funds. But these experts can help.

  • In all three states, Alaska, West Virginia and Michigan, problematic funding gaps widened, the report said. In 2006, Alaska switched newly hired state workers from its two biggest traditional defined benefit plans to a defined contribution plan. In 2014, Alaska made a $3 billion cash infusion into the defined benefit plans to shore them up.

  • Santelli Exchange: Retiree health care  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 10:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to David Vaudt, GASB chairman about the costs and liabilities of retiree benefits.

  • Delayed retirements' dilemma  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Every worker's major dilemma is finding the right moment to retire. Here are some pros and cons of delayed retirement. CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.

  • UK pension deficits: Who's to blame?  Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:35 AM ET

    Discussing recent U.K. pension deficits, Danny Vassiliades, head of investment consulting at Punter Southall, explains how quantitative easing is "exacerbating" the situation.

  • The only retirement guide you'll ever need Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Retirement guides run the gamut—from stating the obvious to engaging in scare tactics. Here's a checklist of things to boost your savings.

  • Pension funding dilemma  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Bradley Belt, former Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. CEO, discuss the federal pension insurance system and risk to tax payers.

  • Congress in no mood for pension bailout Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    U.S. Capitol

    Congress may have bailed out Wall Street, but it's in no mood to bail out retirees at risk of losing their pensions.

  • Public pensions at risk worldwide: Report Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    The world's retirement bill is coming due and many countries aren't ready to pay it, according to new report from Paris-based group.

  • Hedge funds do deliver  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    Investors must expect hedge funds do "lag in a massive bull market", but Alex Koriath, head of UK pensions practice at Cambridge Associates, says he doesn't advise investors to pull out of hedge funds.

  • Pension funds making the wrong private equity bets Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 11:22 AM ET
    A sign for the Carlyle Group, a private equity firm, in Washington, DC.

    Pension funds, are committing a greater share of their money to the largest and most diversified private equity fund managers. The FT reports.

  • Santelli Exchange: PBGC insurance program  Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the issues with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. agency.

  • Paul Singer: Big pension 'off base' to ax hedgies Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Elliott Management founder and CEO Paul Singer speaks during the SkyBridge Alternatives conference in Las Vegas, May 9, 2012.

    Billionaire investor Paul Singer has a message for California Public Employees' Retirement System: Dumping your hedge funds makes no sense.

  • Pension funds will increase risk: Pro  Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Ian Hamilton, head of asset owners at State Street, says pension funds will increase their risk in a low interest rate environment.

  • The pro-reform camp drew in more than $1.4 million in contributions, with more than $1 million coming from Arnold, according to the Arizona Republic newspaper. Pension costs and debt were significant factors in the bankruptcies of Detroit, and of Stockton and San Bernardino in California, where bankruptcy judges have said public pensions are no longer...

  • Judge rules against Calpers in Stockton bankruptcy Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 5:53 PM ET
    A pedestrian walks by a newspaper rack displaying the headline 'Bankrupt!' last summer in Stockton, Calif.

    The U.S. bankruptcy judge overseeing Stockton, California's municipal bankruptcy trial ruled that Calpers could be forced to absorb losses.

  • US public pensions' investment gains grow in Q2 Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Signage stands outside the offices of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers) in Sacramento, California.

    U.S. public pension funds earned $129.4 billion in the second quarter, a nearly 77 percent increase over the prior quarter's modest gains.

  • Way to play Pimco holdings  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    Discussing the way to play the departure of Bill Gross from Pimco, with Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial.

  • Beyond management turmoil at Pimco  Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports which big public pension funds are reconsidering their Pimco holdings after Bill Gross announced he is resigning from the company.

  • Public pensions face $2 trillion hole: Moody's Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    U.S. public pension funds don't have nearly enough money to pay what they owe current and future retirees, says Moody's.