Monthly Archives: August 2011

Manitoba Teachers Loving NDP Going Into Election

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August 29, 2011
Manitoba Teachers Loving NDP Going Into Election

  Manitoba has a complicated set-up for the teachers pension (TRAF). They have two pension accounts one for employee contributions and one for employer contributions. They are both calculated separately. The teacher’s pension does not appear that it have any pension shortfall problems as the government made a $1.5 Billion balloon contribution into the...
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Public Unions Vs. The Unorganized Taxpayers: There Will Be Blood

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August 26, 2011

The Maddy Report- Public Employee Pensions Part 1 – Watch the whole series

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August 26, 2011

Top Ten Most Outrageous Government Pensions

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August 26, 2011

Three Reasons Public Sector Unions are Killing the Economy

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August 26, 2011

California’s Pension Disaster with Governor’s Pension Advisor

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August 26, 2011

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August 18, 2011

The Standing Committee on Finance has begun preparations for their fall consultations on the federal budget. Our brief includes an executive summary and three recommendations that reflect our most important federal program spending priority, and indicates the expected federal cost savings of our proposal along with the recommendations for reducing federal spending. Finance Department...
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Newslinks – August 9, 2011

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August 9, 2011

RI Braces For Wave Of Muni Crises In Wake Of Bankruptcy If we are to survive the looming catastrophe, we need to face the truth FDR’s Letter on public sector unions Canada’s first pension plan to go bankrupt Queeens University pension changes The Pension Puzzle: Ask Bob! Canada’s pension problem affects everyone Pension lessons...
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Pension Dog of the Day

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August 2, 2011
Pension Dog of the Day

In 1979 the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Superannuation Plan (STSP), created in 1930, was estimated to be short $1.29 billion. The government wanted to get out from under the liability of defined benefit pensions at the time and mandated that all new employees with the province would be enrolled in DC pension plans. In 1990 teachers...
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Newslinks – August 2, 2011

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August 2, 2011

  Freedom 55 is still a possibility for some Central Falls Bankruptcy Driven by Pensions Casts Shadow Over Rhode Island St John – City mulls pension reforms Household debt remains out of control in Canada Millions in a pensions minefield’ says new report Perks cosset our politicians Pooled pension plans could be very simple...
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