News & Notes

  • Riding the Wave Home from California

    The 2016 Annual Conference in Newport Beach was everything we expected and more. The location, accommodations, attendees, speakers and networking opportunities were all superb! We took a look at the future to see how new research and programs are helping us connect with our future selves in pursuing financial well being, extending our longevity and aging with dignity. We looked at the upcoming election and the potential impacts of a new administration and congress on the future of public pensions.  Read More »

  • Partnering for a Purpose

    Guest editorial by NPEA Member Bobbie O'Neil of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System. If there’s one comment we hear more than anything at OPERS it’s “I wish I would have started saving earlier”.  Read More »

  • Steve Crescenzo Cuts Through the Clutter

    One of our most popular conference speakers returned to host an NPEA webinar entitled Cutting through the Clutter that was equally informative and entertaining.  Read More »

  • Ghilarducci on Guaranteed Savings Accounts

    2015 keynote speaker Teresa Ghilarducci, author of the recently released book How to Retire with Enough Money and How to Know What Enough Is, co-authored an article in the NY Times calling for the establishment of guaranteed savings accounts for the 95 million workers without pensions.   Read More »

  • New Social Security Rules Q&A

    The day after I discussed Social Security rules and claiming strategies at the National Pension Education Association’s annual meeting in Lexington, KY, on October 27, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives, without advance warning or public debate, approved legislation that eliminated some of those options. The Senate approved the bill two days later and President Obama signed the Bipartisan Budget Act ...  Read More »

  • NPEA Speaker Joseph Coughlin Pens WSJ Article

    Former NPEA keynote speaker Dr. Joseph Coughlin, director of MIT's Agelab, wrote the cover story How Technology Will Transform Retirement for the November 30, 2015 Wall Street Journal's Retirement and Financial Planning Section."The next generation retiree will have an unprecedented array of technologies and tech-enabled services to invent a new future for working part time, remaining social, having fun, living home, staying healthy and arranging care."  Read More »

  • A Photo Finish in Lexington

    The 2015 NPEA Annual Conference is in the books and the results are official. The winners of this race are surely our members, who will benefit directly from leading industry information we brought home to assist them in becoming better prepared for retirement...  Read More »

  • New Site, New Login Required

    Welcome to the new NPEA.com! We hope you find the new site informative, attractive and easy to navigate. One of the significant benefits of membership is online access to conference presentations, the member directory and our blog where members can ask questions and share their information.   Read More »

  • Bringing It Home

    Rebecca Lee, Retirement Services Supervisor for the Minnesota State Retirement System, was inspired by the Infographics sessions at the 2014 conference in Portland. See how she put that information to work back home.    Read More »

  • So Long, Portland

    The 2014 Annual Conference in Portland was one to remember.  Blazing the Trail in Retirement Education certainly lived up to its billing with our annual conference in Portland, Oregon. Conference presentations are now available online.   Read More »

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