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  • The change partly reflects demographics but also government cost-cutting that has resulted in less generous pay and benefits, the New York Times reports.

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    UK inflation, currently at 5 percent, is hitting those aged between 45 and 65 known as the baby boomer generation hardest, a new report has found.

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  • Danish & German Debt 'Safe Haven': CEO

    "The banks and the credit markets are under pressure, but still we have had huge gains on the safe government bonds, the German and Danish bonds. It has been a safe-haven for us," Lars Rhode, CEO at ATP, told CNBC.

  • Pension Funds Continue De-Risking

    Karen Olney, head of European thematic strategy at UBS, told CNBC that pension funds were being forced to tactically take profits in government bonds.

  • BlackRock isn't looking to buy other asset managers and may use its cash instead to raise its dividend, reinvest in its business and buy back more shares, CEO Laurence Fink told CNBC Wednesday.

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    Two market crashes and a couple of recessions later, 25 percent of all boomers don’t have anything saved for retirement and now find themselves in dire need of government services and potential bailouts of math defying pension plans.

  • The pension fund that serves California's teachers is sending letters to 122 companies expressing its dissatisfaction with their compensation practices. "We want them to take the message seriously", said Anne Sheehan, CalSTRS Director of Corporate Governance.

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    Investment theory is over complicated and often wrong, escalating financial crises like the one in 2008 and currently within the euro zone, Saker Nusseibeh, CIO at Hermes and Chairman of The 300 Club told CNBC.

  • The aggregate shortfall of UK corporate pension schemes soared in September and is now at its second-highest level, new industry data show, as falling markets and bond yields sharply reduced returns.

  • Another week, another pension fund filing a lawsuit over execution of currency trades. Here's what it means for you. 

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    Double-dipping has become a hot topic during these times of severely strained budgets.  Yet even as some states have begun curbing the practice, a new national report found tens of thousands of state and local  employees drawing government salaries along with their pensions.

  • Publicly financed retirement, or pension, benefits vary widely across the world. But as the U.S. and Europe consider fiscal austerity measures to address debt problems, some pension programs could be subject to change. To grasp what most recipients stand to lose, we’ve taken a look at the promised pension payouts of the ten largest economies in the world. (.) Our snapshot is based on a  and Development, OECD, calculates pension wealth for 54 countries, adjusting for differences in retirement age

    Publicly financed retirement, or pension benefits, vary widely across the world. See how your pension plan stacks up against the world’s largest economies.

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    Though many believe Social Security to be vital for the nation's well-being, most young Americans doubt the entitlement will exist when they reach retirement age.

  • After a tumultuous August, pension funds are falling further under water, raising pressure on boards to take on more risk at a time when the economic and policy outlook has never been more uncertain.

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    Want to skip the high management fees of a 401k? Opt to put your money in an IRA.

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    Cramer gives you advice on how to make more money with your 401K.

  • Who hasn’t spent at least a few daydreaming moments fantasizing about spending money? Not just a few hundred bucks either, but huge, irresponsible sums of money, all on completely unnecessary luxury items? Most of us probably have, but sadly, reality tends to intervene. Just as we’re settling into a meditation about a chartered plane jetting us off to Aruba, the memory of that unpaid and overdue $250 phone bill intrudes and throws cold water on the fantasy.If one were to make a completely uneduc

    $1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.

  • Some of Britain’s biggest banks have begun quietly ridding themselves of billions of pounds of assets they have found difficult to sell following the financial crisis, moving them off their balance sheets and into staff pension funds, the FT reports.  

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    As the nation tightens its budget belt, the century-old military retirement system has come under attack as unaffordable, unfair to some who serve and overly generous compared with civilian benefits.