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What Your Financial Adviser Should be Doing for You | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business

Average investors who buy mutual funds, insurance policies, annuities and other types of investments work under the assumption that their financial adviser is working in their best interests. This is a false assumption.

Largest Pension Fund In America Gives Hedge Funds The Boot

Bloomberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System plans to divest the entire $4 billion that it has with hedge funds, saying they’re too expensiv...

State Sen. Downing Pioneers a Fossil Fuel Divestment Strategy for MA Pension Fund

Stacy Clark | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Stacy Clark

You've read the headlines. Whether it's the exponential melt of glaciers, declining crop yields, loss of biodiversity, super-storms powered by warming oceans, or the increasing vulnerability of drinking water supplies to contamination, we are living well beyond our means.

Zach Carter

Wisconsin's Pension Fund Among Nation's Healthiest | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has painted a dire picture of his state's pension obligations, Wisconsin's pension fund for public...

Man Kept Dead Mother's Body In A 'BACKPACK For Nearly A Decade'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Investigators searching for missing Japanese centenarians in a well-publicized nationwide hunt made a particularly grisly discovery this week when th...

Dan Froomkin

'Something's Got To Give': Massive Pension Fund Shortfalls Threaten To Bankrupt States | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

State governments have already been slammed by the recession, but there's an even more massive financial threat looming in the form of immense project...

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. Switched To Stocks Right Before Collapse

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Just months before the start of last year's stock market collapse, the federal agency that insures the retirement funds of 44 million Ame...

Markets for Financial Crime

James Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Love

The lawyers and consultants that enable the fleecing of the public have vast incentives. We need to think more about the reasons why markets for honesty and consumer protection work so poorly.