Blog: Retirement Insecurity

Teacher salaries rose 3.2 percent last year, but pension costs rose even faster.
The Washington Post cites TeacherPensions.org work to note that just one-in-five teachers gets a full pension.
We spend billions of dollars a year on tax breaks for individuals to save for retirement. But do those incentives work?
Florida is gambling away a secure retirement for teachers.
Saving for retirement is hard enough, but states are forcing teachers into complex decisions about how much their pension might be worth in the future. Data from Illinois suggests many teachers are struggling with those decisions.
Unions are collecting kickbacks from financial advisors peddling fee-laden financial products to teachers.
New generations are being asked to pay for the promises of the past.
When it comes to retirement benefits, Colorado teachers are facing a steep climb.
Senator Warren should extend Social Security coverage to the 5 million public-sector workers who currently lack it.
Florida has already taken several steps to boost the retirement security of its teachers. But a few more tweaks could help even more.