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The Clock is Ticking.......

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The clock is ticking towards December 30, 2017.  As part of…
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Study: Inefficient Public Pension Investment Costs Taxpayers About $100 Million A Year

Local systems forfeited some $2.9 billion over 30 years by not…
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Comparing Retirement Benefits for MBTA and other State Employees

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Pioneer’s latest report, A $49 Million Sweetheart Deal: How…
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A $49 Million Sweetheart Deal: MBTA Employee Sick Time Perk Enhances Pensions

Listen to the WRKO radio clip of Mary Connaughton interviewed…
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Study: Massachusetts Public Pension Systems Unprepared for Next Recession

Actuarial assumption adjustments clarify which funds are troubled…
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STUDY: MA Public Pension Systems Unprepared for Next Recession

Actuarial assumption adjustments clarify which funds are troubled…
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Study: Public Pension Liabilities Are Undervalued by Tens of Billions of Dollars

Historical Market Performance of Asset Classes Held by Retirement…
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Three Strikes Against Transparency in Massachusetts – A Rough Start for July!

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By: Elena Eimert and Michael Crupi What do the Boston Redevelopment…
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Open Letter: Regarding Reform of the MBTA Retirement Fund

The past year has seen the MBTA Retirement Fund mired in scandals…
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Avoid fate of the Land of Lincoln

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This op-ed appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette…
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Delaying the Funding of Public Pensions May Cost up to $26.4 Billion

State leaders’ 2010 decision to postpone the deadline for full funding of the state and teachers’ retirement systems from 2025 to 2040 may cost taxpayers up to $26.4 billion.
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Have the MBTA’s Retirement Plans Gone Off the Rails?

Study Finds Lack of Transparency and Chronic Underfunding Among…
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What Your Real Estate Agent Might Not Tell You

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Before you buy a home in Massachusetts, check out that other…
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Introducing MassPensions.com - New Site Rates MA's 100+ Pension Systems

User-Friendly Online Tool Provides Easily Accessible Data, Rates…
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette: Pension speed limits needed

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Public retirement funds’ managers should embrace new reforms designed to minimize risk during this period of continued market volatility.
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Improving the Bay State's Public Pension Fund Investment Policies

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While current policies provide a solid basis for preserving assets in Massachusetts’ 105 public pension funds, improvements and updates would boost flexibility and investment returns, while promoting accountability and limiting unnecessary risks, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute.
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Public Pension Math: The State Police Version

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http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/blog/2012/06/06/public-pension-math-state-police-version/ The…
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$3 Billion and Counting: The Failure to Tackle Pension Reform

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$3 Billion and Counting: The Failure to Tackle Pension Reform Public…