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  • Chicago downgraded by Fitch     Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Fitch has downgraded $8.5 billion in Chicago bonds. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the downgrade comes a day after the Illinois Legislature adjourned without dealing with a $100 billion crisis statewide.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Jerome Schlichter, the St. Louis attorney credited with literally making a federal case out of 401 fees, just filed his 14th class action against a company he claims mismanaged its employees' retirement savings.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Jerome Schlichter, the St. Louis attorney credited with literally making a federal case out of 401 fees, just filed his 14th class action against a company he claims mismanaged its employees' retirement savings.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Jerome Schlichter, the St. Louis attorney credited with literally making a federal case out of 401 fees, just filed his 14th class action against a company he claims mismanaged its employees' retirement savings.

  • Bankruptcy really Detroit's only alternative?     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports hundreds of protesters showed up at Day 1 of Detroit's bankruptcy trial to argue pensioners are being used as scapegoats.

  • Retirement? Never     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports for many middle-class Americans the only retirement plan available to them is to work until they drop.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks with three leading financial advisors to get their expert advice on what those in their 50s and beyond should be asking to make sure their retirement financial plans are on track.

  • Prince Charles argues that the current pensions system's focus on "quarterly capitalism" is becoming "unfit for purpose".

  • Prince Charles: We need 21st century pension funds Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:59 AM ET

    The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has called on pensions funds to invest in companies that tackle environmental challenges.

  • Political, popular obstacles block pension changes Sunday, 6 Oct 2013 | 3:36 PM ET
    A group opposed to the appointment of an Emergency Manager for Detroit, as well as to his plans for the city, protest a public meeting held by Kevyn Orr, Detroit's Emergency Manager.

    Detroit's bankruptcy is casting a shadow over a long list of cities across the US and giving mayors new urgency in the search for solutions.

  • Pension funds are wasting your money on this: Study Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    A study by University of Oxford is causing a stir by saying investment consultants to pension funds like Calpers and CalSTRS is a "waste of money."

  • John Brogden, Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services Council explains how a new pilot program will enable Asia-Pacific investors to directly purchase managed funds in participating nations.

  • France’s Moscovici says 'non' to tax hikes Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 12:48 AM ET
    French Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade Minister Pierre Moscovici

    When is a socialist not a socialist? Perhaps when he advocates cutting public spending rather than raising taxes -- as French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici has done.

  • Gov. Patrick Quinn (D-IL) joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss pension reform in Illinois as lawmakers struggle to come up with a plan.

  • France under pressure to reform pensions: pro     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    Philippe Waechter, head of economic research at Natixis Asset Management, talks about the upcoming pension reform in France, the shape it could take and why it is needed.

  • France's pension problem     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 1:40 AM ET

    Ludovic Subran, chief economist and director of Economic Research at Euler Hermes, tells CNBC that France's competitiveness is at stake over pension reform.

  • Are muni bonds safe?     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Laurence Gottlieb, chairman and CEO of Fundamental Advisors, shares his thoughts on the municipal bond market after Detroit's bankruptcy and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's warning about rising debt.

  • Power Rundown: Volt jolt & Chicago blues     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    GM cuts the price of the Chevy Volt, Mark Zuckerberg went in public support of the immigration reform, and Chicago's pension crisis deepens; Marcus Lemonis discusses.

  • Chicago pension crisis: 'Dark cloud' drawing near Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 6:20 AM ET
    Chicago, Illinois

    Beneath the signs of recovery is one of the most poorly funded pension systems in the nation, threatening to challenge the city’s finances for years to come.

  • Pension funds won't run out of money: Pro     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    Bob Scott, partner at LCP, tells CNBC that the pension funds aren't about to run out of money.

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