Pension Research

The National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) is out to correct what it says are “misleading assertions” that DB pensions aren’t valuable tools in retaining classroom talent. “Diane Oakley, executive director of NIRS, says that there are “misleading assertions that DB pensions don’t offer incentives to retain...

A church group that administers pensions and other benefits for clergy considered moving from DB to DC but didn’t because it determined the shift would be irresponsible, writes Rebecca Moore for Plan Sponsor. The Church Pension Group collects contributions from Episcopal clergy to fund pension and other benefits. In a...

The United States had an estimated long-term savings gap of $27.5 trillion at the end of 2015, and the trend towards people living longer will cause that gap to expand significantly, writes Rebecca Moore for Plan Sponsor. She reports that Mercer, working with the World Economic Forum, estimated the gap, adding that...

A white paper due to be published by the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions will focus on the future of British DB schemes, writes Dan Mikulskis for Pensions Expert. “The secretary of state for work and pensions, David Gauke, says the paper will set out next steps on what reform is needed to support the sector. The...

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New research shows that divorced British women are “missing out on £5bn in pension payments each year,” writes Alex Warnakulasuriya for Pension Experts. The data shows the need for women to seek professional advice on pensions while going through divorce proceedings. According to the Office for National Statistics, 42...