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How to Protect Yourself from the Looming Pension Crisis

Having jumped from one job to another early in life… and with those jobs being across many continents, I haven’t really given much thought to my pension. Looking at the numbers, it seems I’m no.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 20th, 2017

A Cautionary Tale on Municipal Pensions

f you want a full view of what I am writing about today, look at this article from The Post and Courier, “South Carolina’s looming pension crisis.”  I want to give you some perspective on this, so that you can […] The post A Cautionary Tale o.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 10th, 2016

China Slowdown Hastens Looming Pension Crisis

Potential shortfalls for retirees, a plight stemming in part from China’s low retirement age and its former one-child policy, especially threaten struggling industrial areas......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 4th, 2016

China Slowdown Deepens Looming Pension Crisis

Shortfall for retirees, a plight stemming in part from China’s low retirement age and its former one-child policy, especially threatens struggling industrial areas......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 3rd, 2016

End of the checkout line: The looming crisis for American cashiers

Donald Trump is fixated on a vision of masculine, blue-collar employment. But the retail sector has long had a far greater impact on American employment – and checkout-line technology is putting it at risk.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 20th, 2017

Here’s The Next Move In Australia’s Unfolding Natgas Crisis

I wrote a few months back about major problems shaping up in Pacific natural gas markets. With key liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter Australia threatening to restrict outgoing shipments due to looming domestic short.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 17th, 2017

In Venezuela, the economy may yet do what the opposition couldn’t

Even as President Nicolás Maduro cements political power, a looming debt crisis threatens his government......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 11th, 2017

Record Number Of Dallas Police Officers Quit In July Amid Ongoing Pension Crisis

We first introduced readers to the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) crisis last summer in a post entitled "Dallas Cops'.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 8th, 2017

Pension crisis threatens young | Personal Finance

Pension crisis threatens young | Personal Finance.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexJul 15th, 2017

The face of America"s pension crisis

By 2025, many large pensions, and the government agency that insures them, could be insolvent, threatening the retirements of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 10th, 2017

The face of America"s pension crisis

By 2025, many large pensions, and the government agency that insures them, could be insolvent, threatening the retirements of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 10th, 2017

The Face of America"s Pension Crisis

By 2025, many large pensions, and the government agency that insures them, could be insolvent, threatening the retirements of millions of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 10th, 2017

State Pension Crisis Leading To High-Tax Exodus

Many public pension plans are dragging down their respective state and local governments, and the r.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 6th, 2017

America"s Pension Bomb: Illinois Is Just the Start

We've written quite a bit over the past couple of months about the pending financial crisis in Illinois which will inevitability result in the state's debt being downgraded to "junk" at some point in the near future (here is our latest from ju.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 1st, 2017

Pensions Timebomb In America – "Global Crisis” Cometh

Pensions Timebomb - Pensions "Are Going To Be A National Crisis" - America’s underfunded pension system is “not a distant concern but a system already i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 30th, 2017

Pension Crisis Reaching a Tipping Point

The following is a summary of our FS Insider podcast with Lawrence McQuillan (see Day of Reckoning for Public Pensions Underway) which can be accessed on our site here or on iTunes here. Pension Funds Have $4T Hole, Even A 5% Market Decline Could.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 27th, 2017

Yellen: I "don"t believe" we"ll see another financial crisis in our lifetime

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen on Tuesday said thanks to a number of safeguards enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent Great Recession, she doesn’t “believe” another financial crisis is looming on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 27th, 2017

The Pension Crisis And The Muni Bond Market

Underfunded pension plans grab the headlines. But that’s not what drives prices in the municipal bond market, accor.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 26th, 2017

America’s Unfolding Pension Crisis

News headlines are reporting daily on a pension crisis unf.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 25th, 2017

Moody"s: Modest Downside Could Spark $3 Trillion Surge In Pension Liabilities

Some very simplistic math from Moody's helps to shed some light on just how inevitable a public pension crisis is in the United States.  Analyzing a basket of 56 public plans with net liabilities of $778 billion, Moody's found that just a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 22nd, 2017

Retail exec warns a global economic crisis is looming: "This bubble… will explode"

Getty/Pascal Le SegretainBernard Arnault, CEO and chairman of the world's largest lu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2017