pensions and retirement plans

When Russia Was Full of Hope

When Russia Was Full of Hope

Burying a time-capsule letter from Soviet youth in 1968 to the youth of 2018, under the gaze of Vladimir Lenin.
Retiring: Think Saving for Old Age Can’t Be Fun? Try Making It a Game

Retiring: Think Saving for Old Age Can’t Be Fun? Try Making It a Game

Jeanne Kanai of Prudential Financial, right, demonstrated the AgingBooth app for Diane Jacinto, who works for the Hawaii department of human services, at a benefits fair for state employees on Maui
When Sears Flourished, So Did Workers. At Amazon, It’s More Complicated.

When Sears Flourished, So Did Workers. At Amazon, It’s More Complicated.

Amazon gave Julia Teran six shares of stock, now worth more than $10,000. But the company will no longer give stock to most warehouse employees.
When Sears Flourished, So Did Workers. At Amazon, It’s More Complicated.

When Sears Flourished, So Did Workers. At Amazon, It’s More Complicated.

Amazon gave Julia Teran six shares of stock, now worth more than $10,000. But the company will no longer give stock to most warehouse employees.
Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost

Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost

A protest outside a New Jersey State Investment Council meeting last month in Trenton.
Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost

Pensions Get Bolder in Challenging Private Equity on Investments’ Human Cost

A protest outside a New Jersey State Investment Council meeting last month in Trenton.
One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

Best Buy, the electronics retailer, began offering four weeks of paid time off to its employees, including part-time workers, to take care of family members.
One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

Best Buy, the electronics retailer, began offering four weeks of paid time off to its employees, including part-time workers, to take care of family members.
One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

One Reason for Slow Wage Growth? More Benefits

Best Buy, the electronics retailer, began offering four weeks of paid time off to its employees, including part-time workers, to take care of family members.
French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

The weekly farmer’s market in Montmorillon, in central-western France. From villages to the district’s ancient towns, the judgment of President Emmanuel Macron is largely negative.
French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

The weekly farmer’s market in Montmorillon, in central-western France. From villages to the district’s ancient towns, the judgment of President Emmanuel Macron is largely negative.
N.F.L. Hall of Famers Demand Health Insurance and Share of Revenue

N.F.L. Hall of Famers Demand Health Insurance and Share of Revenue

Eric Dickerson, shown during his N.F.L. Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony.

Russian Police Detain Over 800 People Protesting Pension Changes

The protests, organized by the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his supporters, were a challenge to the authorities’ hope for a high turnout at regional elections.
Robots Can Manage Your Money. But Even They Need Humans.

Robots Can Manage Your Money. But Even They Need Humans.

Nick Holeman, left, a senior adviser on Betterment’s financial planning team, and Jon Stein, the company’s chief executive. A new Betterment service is built on the idea that people seek financial
On Pro Football: Fight for Cash Goes On for N.F.L.’s Longtime Retirees

On Pro Football: Fight for Cash Goes On for N.F.L.’s Longtime Retirees

John Riggins, center, with the former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke, left, and the former head coach Joe Gibbs in 1983, is part of a group of longtime retired N.F.L. players trying to gain
Putin Softens Russia Pension Changes, in Rare Bow to Public Pressure

Putin Softens Russia Pension Changes, in Rare Bow to Public Pressure

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia diluted some parts of a pension overhaul that had dented his popularity.