8/5/2013 – Pandemic of pension woes is plaguing the nation (NBC)

Detroit, you’re not alone.

Across the nation, cities and states are watching Detroit’s largest-ever municipal bankruptcy filing with fear. Years of underfunded retirement promises to public sector workers, which helped lay Detroit low, could plunge them into a similar financial hole.

A CNBC.com analysis of more than 120 of the nation’s largest state and local pension plans finds they face a wide range of financial burdens as aging work forces near retirement.

Read the full article at NBC.

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