In the Media
Free legal assistance for problems collecting pension benefits ›
The Eagle-Tribune, August 11, 2013The New England Pension Assistance Project, part of UMass Boston's Gerontology Institute, is listed as a resource for collecting pension survivor’s benefits.
Tracking down retirement benefits from a previous job ›
Chicago Tribune, August 09, 2013A retiree, who is unsure of how to locate her pension, is advised to contact the Illinois Pension Assistance Project, part of the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston's John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies.
ERISA Advisory Council Roundup ›
Bloomberg BNA, June 10, 2013Article summarizing the statements made by pension experts testifying before the ERISA Advisory Council. Ellen Bruce, director of the Gerontology Institute and its Pension Action Center, testified on the issue of lost participants and lost pension plans.
Ask the Experts: Will We Ever Get to Retire? ›
CardHub, June 10, 2013Ellen Bruce, director of the Gerontology Institute and its Pension Action Center, is quoted in this article, in which leading retirement studies and public policy experts provide insight into why the future is so bleak for aging generations as well as what, if anything, we can do to alter our fate. A Pension Action Center Advisory Board member, Christian Weller, is also quoted.
Questions About Your Pension? Help is Here. ›
Boston Seniority Magazine, June 01, 2013The Pension Action Center's flyer is featured on page 11 of this magazine, published by the City of Boston's Commission on Affairs of the Elderly.
Illinois Pension Assistance Project Helps 68-Year-Old Woman Obtain… ›
PrWeb, March 27, 2013The Illinois Pension Assistance Project, run by the Pension Action Center at the University of Massachusetts Boston, offers free pension counseling to residents of Illinois.
Free help to find lost pensions ›
Berkshire Eagle, March 03, 2013The New England Pension Assistance Project, based at UMass Boston, continues to help employees recover money owed to them from lost pensions, with 6,000 clients and $41 million recovered since 1994.
Seriously Pro Bono ›
Bostonia Magazine, October 16, 2012This article highlights past work done by Mia Midenjak, currently a staff attorney at UMass Boston's Pension Action Center, while she was working for the center as a legal fellow.
How to find a lost pension ›
Reuters, August 10, 2012Many retirees lose track of pension money they are owed when companies merge, change names, or close down. But the New England Pension Assistance Project at UMass Boston has recovered $41 million for more than 6,000 people since 1994.
Illinois program will counsel residents about employer-sponsored retirement plans ›
BenefitsPro, July 10, 2012Article on the Pension Action Center of the Gerontology Institute at UMass Boston, which has recently expanded to serving retirees in Illinois who have questions about their traditional pensions, 401(k) plans, or other employer-sponsored retirement plans.