Webinar:  The State of Local Retirement and Health Benefits

The Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) and the National League of Cities (NLC) co-hosted a webinar on Wednesday, August 22, 1 PM ET, on current trends in local government benefit reform and financing.  Researchers from SLGE and NLC provided insight on how jurisdictions across the country are managing and altering their benefits as they work to provide sustainable, high-quality benefits to recruit and retain public workers.  Click here to view a recording.


Impact of Fees on Fund Performance

The latest issue brief from SLGE and the Center for Retirement Research (CRR) at Boston College discusses how fees affect the ability of pension plans to meet or exceed their benchmarks.  It may not come as a surprise to learn that fees can impact the bottom line, but download the brief for yourself so you can answer the questions you may be hearing from your plan’s stakeholders.


SLGE in the News

The Public Plans Database was recently featured by the Wall Street Journal, (The Market Isn’t Going to Save You From Saving Too Little).  Additional coverage of SLGE research included the Washington Post, the Virginian-Pilot, the Association for Talent DevelopmentStateScoop, and Pensions and Investments.


Public Plans Snapshot

The Public Plans Database is available to anyone who wants to review and compare pension data from around the country.

Is there a single fund or a group of funds you want to review further?  Search by state to find all those in your area, or select ‘Pension Data’ to dig deeper into assets, participants, costs, investments, and cash flow. For more details, you can also click directly to the related CAFRs or actuarial documents.

The PPD is produced by CRR in partnership with SLGE and the National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA).