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Pensions (NPRC)

AARP Report on Protecting Older Investors: The Challenge of Diminished Capacity
Source: AARP Public Policy
Content Type: Report
Investors with diminished capacity are at risk for financial exploitation. Financial professionals must be equipped to respond appropriately when a client signals that he or she may lack the capacity to made financial decisions. This report shares original research findings about current financial services industry practices and protocols to address diminished capacity-and gaps in knowledge, training and strategies to protect older investors. It includes key recommendations for stakeholders and policy makers.

Pension Benefit Guarntee Corporation
Source: Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation
Content Type: Website
Extensive information on ERISA pension plans and plans in dafualt that PBGC has taken over control of.

US Department of Labor Retirement Plans, Benefits and Savings
Source: US Department of Labor
Content Type: Web site
Retirement Plans, Benefits & Savings. A pension plan is an employee benefit plan established or maintained by an employer or by an employee organization (such as a union), or both, that provides retirement income or defers income until termination of covered employment or beyond. There are a number of types of retirement plans, including the 401(k) plan and the traditional pension plan, known as a defined benefit plan.

Pension Rights Center
Source: Pension Rights Center
Content Type: Website
The PRC is dedicated to protecting and promoting the retirement security of American workers, retirees, and their families. The website includes numerous resources as well as the help offered through pension counseling programs.

Pension Rights Center Books and Publications
Source: Pension Rights Center
Content Type: Website
Online publications and books dealing with pensions and retirement. While most are consumer focused many are in-depth and provide detailed information on specific areas related to pensions and retirement.