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Tag: Government Pensions
  • Hidden Public Sector Pensions: A Horror Story

    Human nature being what it is, it’s no surprise to me that local, state, and federal entities across our country continue to largely ignore the looming crisis of our public sector pensions. More often than not, politicians delay addressing this pressing issue to avoid potentially losing the support of voters. Afterall, it’s always easier to …

  • Underfunded Pension Systems

    By now, many of you may have heard about the country’s largest city to go bankrupt: Stockton, California. Although there are many reasons for the city’s bankruptcy (e.g., from the New York Times: “falling housing prices, foreclosures, … retiree pensions and hefty price tags for buildings”), skyrocketing pension costs are one of the primary ones. …

  • Graduates: Do something worthwhile (and deal with that debt).

    Students fresh out of college, six-figures deep in debt, face decades of debt slavery….Government meddling enabled this mess, and the best cure …is to shut off all student aid programs, offer more online programs at low cost, fire needless administrators, and get rid of bloated pension plans for teachers…. [But the] president wants to throw …