Ministers accused of ‘picking pockets’ with pension age change

Workers born in the 1970s will have to work longer to get the state pension after the government announced it was bringing forward a planned rise in the pension age by seven years. Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke made the surprise announcement to MPs that the state pension age will rise from 67 to 68 from 2037 in order ...

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America’s predictable pension crisis | Op-Ed

Some American disasters come as bolts from the blue — the stock market crash of October 1929, Pearl Harbor, the designated hitter, 9/11. Others are predictable because they arise from arithmetic that is neither hidden nor arcane. Now comes the tsunami of pension problems that will wash over many cities and states. Dallas has the fastest-growing economy of America’s 13 ...

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