Tag Archive for: Pensions

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Pensions on Target to Fall of Fiscal Cliff

The pensions in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, The Netherlands, Canada,  Australia, China and India will have a projected unfunded liability of $428 Trillion dollars by 2050.  That figure does not, and I repeat does NOT include…
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All Pensions Will Have Difficulty Keeping Their Promises

Public pensions are in trouble.  The $1.9 trillion shortfall in U.S. state and local pension funds is poised to grow even more onerous. Why is there such a looming and growing problem?  Here are a few reasons why: First, for decades politicians…
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The Most Important State Expenditures

In your opinion what is the most important expenditure for your state government?  Education?  Welfare?  Crime Prevention? Health care / Medicaid?  Environment?  Infrastructure like roads and bridges?  Whatever your answer is, I bet it…