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Wall Street Journal: “The Pension Rate-of-Return Fantasy”

April 9 2013 By: Andy Kessler It has been said that an actuary is someone who really wanted to be an accountant but didn’t have the personality for it. See who’s laughing now. Things are starting to get very interesting, …

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Wall Street Journal: “Chicago Mayor’s Pension Conundrum”

April 7 2013 By: Mark Peters CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who built a reputation in Washington as a blunt problem solver, is grappling with one of the nation’s biggest municipal-pension shortfalls, setting up a showdown with labor unions as …

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“Pension Notes” – Spring 2013 Newsletter from the Cook County Pension Fund

2012 End of Year Highlights Membership: 22,000 active and 16,000 retired members, with over 1,000 new retirees. Member & Employee Contributions: $300 million Benefits Paid: $500 million Cook County Pension Fund received about $300 million in member and employee contributions …

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