retirement http://wkyufm.org en Kentucky's Foundering Pension System Puts Current, Future Retirees at Risk http://wkyufm.org/post/kentuckys-foundering-pension-system-puts-current-future-retirees-risk <p>For months, Kentucky lawmakers have been studying how to handle Kentucky's underfunded pension system. But the problems of the system have been occurring for longer than just a few months. Various proposals are on the table, but lawmakers may not have much time to come to a compromise. Thu, 11 Oct 2012 14:34:33 +0000 20534 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky's Foundering Pension System Puts Current, Future Retirees at Risk Republican Legislative Challengers Announce Plans to Change Kentucky Lawmakers' Pensions http://wkyufm.org/post/republican-legislative-challengers-announce-plans-change-kentucky-lawmakers-pensions <p>After years of lawmakers attempting to find solutions to the state’s underfunded pension problems, a group of Republican legislative candidates are hoping to institute a plan of their own. At a news conference Wednesday at the Capitol, the majority of Republican challengers in House and Senate races endorsed a plan to put new lawmakers into a 401k style pension system. Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:21:13 +0000 19035 at http://wkyufm.org EKU President Announces He's Retiring http://wkyufm.org/post/eku-president-announces-hes-retiring <p>During a Wednesday morning meeting with faculty and staff at Eastern Kentucky University, President Doug Whitlock announced his retirement.&nbsp; Whitlock, who has spent his entire higher education career at EKU, says his administration will end at the conclusion of this academic year. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:13:32 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio 17470 at http://wkyufm.org The Retirement Challenge http://wkyufm.org/post/retirement-challenge-0 <p>Millions of Americans who would like to consider retirement are facing an uncertain future. As Dan Modlin reports, recent losses in the stock market and drastically lower interest rates on savings are creating a &quot;retirement challenge&quot; for many.........</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 19:36:01 +0000 Dan Modlin 7030 at http://wkyufm.org