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Pension Reform: Grab the Bull by the Horns

What can state pension reform advocates learn from Masutatsu Oyama?

A great deal. Mr. Oyama - or Sosai Oyama as he should properly be referred to - was the founder of kyokushin karate, one of the toughest striking styles of martial arts ever invented. To prove just how tough his style was, Sosai Oyama fought full-grown bulls using nothing but his hands, his feet and the devastating techniques that constitute kyokushin karate.

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Reason, Not Hysteria

This letter to the editor was published in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle on November 4, 2014 under the title, Commentary on pension meeting wasn’t truthful  

WTE published a highly imaginative commentary (Liberty Group threatens state retirement plans) on Saturday [October 18, 2014]. As reported, we had a meeting to discuss the state’s pension funds and broad options for reform. This is where the facts in the commentary end. We happily obliged one firefighter and his representative and included them in our meeting. They chose to stay for the first half hour of the day-long meeting. Had they stayed longer, they would have perhaps understood the nature of pension reform and made fewer errors in the commentary.

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Pension Reform – Who Controls our Retirement Future?

Talk of pension reform in the government sector starts the usual hand wringing among those who think they know best for everyone else. At the moment, Wyoming’s government signs most of its workers up to a defined benefit pension plan, whether these workers would prefer another option or not. Most people in the private sector, if they have a pension plan at all, have a defined contribution plan. Some workers in the government sector have a choice between defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Given the litany of excuses used by hand wringers against shifting new government workers to a defined contribution pension plan, one would think no government worker would freely choose a defined contribution plan.

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Pension Reform – Time for a Reality Check - Video

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Tools for Pension Reform

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Pension Basics & Steps to Reform

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The Pension Crisis – Lessons from Utah

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