Here’s How Much Public Pensions Are In The Hole By Per U.S. Resident

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Michelle deBoer-Jones
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Although some government agencies have demonstrated a desire to deal with the pension crisis, the problem of unfunded liabilities continues to get worse year after year. A new report pegs U.S. public pensions’ unfunded liabilities at nearly $6 trillion as of 2018. That amounts to a whopping $18,300 per U.S. resident. Q4 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Using “realistic” assumptions One of the big issues in the U.S. pension crisis is the fact that many funds are estimating their returns based on unrealistically high assumptions. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) made a point of emphasizing that its $5.96…


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Michelle deBoer-Jones is editor-in-chief of Hedge Fund Alpha. She also writes comparative analyses of stocks for TipRanks and runs Providence Writing Services. Previously, she was a television news producer for eight years, producing the morning news programs for NBC affiliates in Evansville, Indiana and Huntsville, Alabama and spending a short time at the CBS affiliate in Huntsville.