In 2017, Harrisburg politicians figured out a way to keep the public eye off their historic mismanagement of the state’s pension funds until after the 2018 election cycle. They cleverly created one of those study commissions and ensured that it wouldn’t release its study results until after the 2018 election.
Recently, the Federal Reserve released a startling finding: total student loan debt in the United States just surpassed $1.5 trillion. That may be news to a lot of us, but it’s not news to Pennsylvania’s college graduates in particular, which lead the nation in having the most student debt per person.
When a mechanic for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation goes to work, they don’t often think about the investment management fees of the Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System (SERS). They shouldn’t have to.
Encouraging an early start for saving is good for Pennsylvania.
Babies in Pennsylvania will be getting a leg-up on higher education courtesy of the state.
Babies born in 2019 are off to a great start with money already waiting for them.