pensions and retirement plans

Nicaragua’s Sudden Uprising

Deadly protests set off by unpopular changes to social security in Nicaragua show no signs of abating, even after the president gave in to demands.
Your Money Adviser: For Workers Without Retirement Savings, State-Run I.R.A.s Can Pay Off

Your Money Adviser: For Workers Without Retirement Savings, State-Run I.R.A.s Can Pay Off

Retirees could use money from their state-sponsored accounts to cover a year or more of costs, delaying — and thereby increasing — monthly Social Security benefits.
Hurricane Aid Has Eased Puerto Rico’s Finances. It May Not Be Enough.

Hurricane Aid Has Eased Puerto Rico’s Finances. It May Not Be Enough.

A federal oversight board warned that without fiscal and economic reforms, Puerto Rico would be left back where it started — with an unproductive economy and too much debt.
A $76,000 Monthly Pension: Why States and Cities Are Short on Cash

A $76,000 Monthly Pension: Why States and Cities Are Short on Cash

Klamath Falls, Ore., which faced a $600,000 increase in its latest bill for the state pension fund, has had to cut back on street and bridge repairs.
A $76,000 Monthly Pension: Why States and Cities Are Short on Cash

A $76,000 Monthly Pension: Why States and Cities Are Short on Cash

Klamath Falls, Ore., which faced a $600,000 increase in its latest bill for the state pension fund, has had to cut back on street and bridge repairs.
Breakingviews: Why BlackRock’s Move to Disarm Some Funds Is Good Business

Breakingviews: Why BlackRock’s Move to Disarm Some Funds Is Good Business

BlackRock, led by Laurence D. Fink, will allow investors to invest in market indexes without putting money into manufacturers and retailers of firearms.
Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners

Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners

Citigroup’s new policy on firearms, announced on Thursday, will strike some as “too strict while others will find it too lenient,” said Michael L. Corbat, the chief executive.
Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners

Citigroup Sets Restrictions on Gun Sales by Business Partners

Citigroup’s new policy on firearms, announced on Thursday, will strike some as “too strict while others will find it too lenient,” said Michael L. Corbat, the chief executive.
Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed

Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed

Ryan Frailich helping a teacher, Katie Harvey, manage her retirement savings. When he worked at a charter school, Mr. Frailich discovered that he and his colleagues had money in problematic annuities.
Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed

Your Money: Teachers and Annuities: A Questionable Match and Hard Products to Shed

Ryan Frailich helping a teacher, Katie Harvey, manage her retirement savings. When he worked at a charter school, Mr. Frailich discovered that he and his colleagues had money in problematic annuities.
Guidance for Aging in the ‘Right Place’

Guidance for Aging in the ‘Right Place’

The ideal place to spend one’s later years should offer opportunities for leisure, along with the right options for transportation, employment and health care, experts say.
Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Work Force

Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Work Force

Robert Metoli used to work on the factory floor at Lee Spring before he received new training and joined a team of engineers.
Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Work Force

Reaping the Benefits of an Aging Work Force

Robert Metoli used to work on the factory floor at Lee Spring before he received new training and joined a team of engineers.