CNBC's Rick Santelli identifies what he sees as a root cause of financial problems for the states.
In a growing trend, Dairy Crest, one of Britain's top producers of dairy products, has transferred 20,000 pounds of cheddar cheese to its pension fund.
CNBC's Bob Pisani explains how ETF's are gaining ground for many people planning their retirement portfolios.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Brian Graff, American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries CEO, about who will get hurt the most in a proposal that limits pension contributions.
JPMorgan's pension fund is sending a letter to JPM's shareholders urging for a separation of the CEO and chairman position, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Robert Romasco, President of AARP, defends the organizations stand on social security reforms and the impact of entitlement program on the nation's growing deficit problem.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
Outsized risks by hedge funds and fees could imperil pensions, says Simon Lack, SL Advisors founder and author of "The Hedge Fund Mirage."
Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Al Maktoum, executive chairman at SHUAA Capital, explains why pension funds are buying into emerging countries as well as why he is focusing on SME asset based lending, and moving away from any banking and sovereign risks.
The stock rally, low fixed-income yields, plateauing commodities and legal pressures have added to the concerns many investors have when dealing with hedge funds.
Craig Dunn, CEO of AMP, tells CNBC how falling interest rates have boosted domestic sentiment in Australia, helping achieve a 2 percent rise in fiscal-year net profit.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports BofA's "Face Retirement" site shows users digitally aged photos of themselves in an effort to compel people to save more money for their "golden years." And, CNBC's David Faber takes a peek at what his retirement will "look" like.
Retirees are ditching government bonds and demanding riskier assets.
Investors are flocking to fixed income ETFs -- but they may be dangerous when rates rise.
Markets expect the Fed to continue buying Treasurys, but the course for rates is more likely to be determined by the "fiscal cliff" talks.
A weak economy, soft corporate earnings and the fiscal cliff, investment houses are warning of impending market turmoil. The outlook is gloomy for the immediate future, with glimmers of optimism for the longer term.
The nation's pension funds and endowments are feeling the pressure of low interest rates on their portfolios. James Bailey, Cambridge Associates co-founder and Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer, provide perspective.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney discuss "Big Blue's" plans to contribute to its employee retirement accounts once a year, instead of twice a month.
Nancy Curtin, chief investment officer at Close Brothers Asset Management, tells CNBC that both in the United States and the UK you are seeing pension funds switch out of equities into fixed income.
Start preparing for your retirement at least six months before you tell anyone at your office you are leaving.