Bill Lane Center for the American West: The Bill Lane Center is the Proud New Home of Pension Tracker

Bill Lane Center for the American West: The Bill Lane Center is the Proud New Home of Pension Tracker. “The Bill Lane Center will serve as the new home to Pension Tracker, a tool that looks at public sector debt for pension liabilities across the United States, with a particular focus on California. Formerly housed at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Pension Tracker was launched by Joe Nation, a SIEPR fellow and professor of the practice of public policy. In maintaining Pension Tracker, Nation hopes to provide granular data to Californians and other Westerners so that all are aware of the dire financial conditions of public pensions, and the need for lawmakers and pension managers to take action.”

GPO: GPO Makes Available 11,000 Railroad Retirement Board Publications

GPO: GPO Makes Available 11,000 Railroad Retirement Board Publications . “The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is partnering with the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) to make more than 11,000 RRB Board Coverage Decisions and Legal Opinions available on GPO’s govinfo, the one-stop site to authentic, published Government information. The indexed and searchable collection covers final agency decisions and agency guidance documents from 1936–2019. The Board Coverage Decisions available are final agency decisions that determine employer and employee status under the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act.”

Associations Now: American Academy Of Actuaries Launches Online Voter Guides

Associations Now: American Academy Of Actuaries Launches Online Voter Guides. “Not only does Memorial Day signal the start of summer, it also marks the moment when political campaigns for fall elections kick into high gear. This year, the American Academy of Actuaries is serving voters by launching its 2018: Making Issues Count, a website that provides a nonpartisan analysis of key issues. The website will be updated through Election Day on November 6…. The new website features election guides grouped in six different categories where actuaries have expertise—and on which voters can base their consideration of candidate positions. Issue areas covered include Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, health insurance coverage, long-term care, lifetime income and retirement risk, and climate risk.”

PRWeb: myLifeSite Continues Growth Momentum with CCRC Online Database (PRESS RELEASE)

PRWeb: myLifeSite Continues Growth Momentum with CCRC Online Database (PRESS RELEASE). “myLifeSite is an online tool for consumers, consultants, financial advisors and organizations to view and understand data for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also referred to as life plan communities) all in one easy location, free of charge. They also offer a paid premium content service that provides complete access to communities’ entry pricing, monthly fees and contracts, as well as a proprietary financial calculator that projects the long-term financial impact of moving to a retirement community. myLifeSite strives to simplify the CCRC decision process with their easy online comparison database, eliminating informational barriers to entry. myLifeSite covers and frequently updates records for nearly 700 CCRCs primarily located in in California, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Recently, the company added Pennsylvania CCRCs to their records and plans to add additional states such as […]

Senators Daines and Warren Propose National Database of Retirement Accounts

Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Steve Daines are proposing a national database of “abandoned” (probably more like “lost track of”) retirement accounts. “The Retirement Savings Lost and Found Act, introduced by Warren and Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., uses the data employers are already required to report to create the ‘lost and found’ database. With the click of a button, any worker could locate all of their former employer-sponsored retirement accounts, the senators state.”