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  • 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
    Pension funding dilemma

    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 building, Washington.

    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
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    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
    Hedge funds do deliver

    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.

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

    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
    Pension funds will increase risk: Pro

    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...

  • 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
    Way to play Pimco holdings

    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
    Beyond management turmoil at Pimco

    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.

  • NYT's Stewart: Hedge funds watershed moment   Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    NYT's Stewart: Hedge funds watershed moment

    James Stewart of The New York Times, discusses his column on state pensions and CalPERS' move to dump its hedge fund investments.

  • How bad is the public pension funding gap? This bad Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 5:42 AM ET
    People protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Detroit during the city's bankruptcy eligibility trial.

    The U.S. public pension gap has tripled to at least $2 trillion in less than a decade, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Thursday.

  • Why CalPERS left hedge funds   Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    Why CalPERS left hedge funds

    Donald Lindsey, George Washington University, shares insight into the reasons California's enormous state pension plan eliminated its hedge fund investing program.

  • Hedge fund exit not about performance: CalPERS CIO Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 5:43 PM ET
    California Public Employees’ Retirement System headquarters is shown in Sacramento, Calif.

    CalPERS' decision to leave hedge funds was not meant to send a message about the hedge fund industry, the pension fund's CIO said.

  • CalPERS trims hedges   Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 4:25 PM ET
    CalPERS trims hedges

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System announced the elimination of its hedge fund program. Ted Eliopoulos, CalPERS CIO, says the program was too small to have a meaningful impact on return.

  • Still hedging: Pensions won't follow CalPERS lead Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    The California Public Employees' Retirement System building in Sacramento, Calif.

    Pension funds are keeping their hedge fund managers despite the recent decision by CalPERS to dump them.

  • CalPERS reassesses portfolio, says goodbye hedge funds

    To reduce costs and complexity in its portfolio, CalPERS says it will no longer invest in hedge funds. Alexandra Stevenson of The New York Times, and Tim Spangler, Sidley Austin, discuss their strategy and if others will follow.