Lawmakers, experts agree U.S. retirement system needs fixing, differ on how

By Courtney Degen Source: Pensions & Investments Policymakers and experts seem to agree that the U.S. retirement system needs reform, but opinions varied widely when discussing what changes are needed at a Senate hearing Feb. 28. "As a result of a relentless 40-year war on the working class waged by corporate America, traditional pension plans have become an endangered species, on their way to extinction," said Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who chairs the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor [...]