Deferred Promises: America's Pension Crisis A looming U.S. financial problem is getting larger and could threaten the solvency of some states.
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Deferred Promises: America's Pension Crisis

Two States, Wildly Different Pension Systems

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Pennsylvania Pensions: From Surplus To A Deep Hole

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Over the past several decades, many states and local governments made pension promises that will be expensive to keep. Now, they're struggling to fund their obligations. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The owners of Stuyvesant Town in Manhattan abandoned the property to their creditors in January. The original purchase was funded in part by outside investors, including two state retirement funds. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Gambling To Fix Pensions Can Lead To A Bigger Bind

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