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Recommended Reading 10/31/14

“The Challenges of Pension Reform” by Tony Oliviera covers the historical basis and evolution of California public pension plans. Aimed at people involved in pension decision-making, the paper addresses contains a good background discussion of retirement and pensions and then discusses the current issues and potential alternatives. Although written before AB 340, the paper is still relevant today.

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PEPRA Summary for CalPERS Agencies 10/2012

Issues & projections of effects on future contributions.

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IRS Announces 2013 Limits 10/28/12

Taxpayers may contribute up to $17,500 to their 401(k) and 403(b) plans in 2013.

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Social Security Releases 2013 Benefit Amounts 10/24/12

Social Security benefits increase 1.7%, and the taxable Wage Base for 2013 is $113,700.

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Governor Brown Signs Bipartisan Pension Reform Bill 9/12/2012

The governor has signed into law a pension reform bill.

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John Bartel Speaks at Public Retirement Journal’s Seminar 9/19/2012

Presentation available in PDF on the Articles page.

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NEWS RELEASE 06/25/12 by GASB

New GASB Pension Accounting Standards Approved.

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NEWS RELEASE 06/14/12 by California Healthline

CalPERS Board Approves Plan To Hike Premiums by an Average of 9.6% for 2013.

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NEWS RELEASE 03/12/12 by CalPERS

CalPERS Announces PEMHCA Minimum Contribution for 2013.

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