Tagged: arkansas public employees retirement system

Arkansas' Impending Shortfall (Erick Elder Commentary)

by Erick Elder 4/20/2015 12:00 am

The Arkansas state public pension system has six different plans, the largest two of which represent 90 percent of the active members and more than 85 percent of total pension funds. There are more than 65,000 retired members associated with these two pensions, namely, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System and the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Judge Orders Company to Pay APERS $16.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/21/2014 2:05 pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox rules that National Timber Partners LLC of Williamstown, Mass., breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System and ordered the company to pay APERS $16.5 million.

Dustin McDaniel Seeks Default Judgment in APERS Case

by Associated Press 1/8/2014 4:02 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has filed a motion for default judgment against a Massachusetts-based real-estate company accused of breaching a contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

Workers’ Financial Education a Concern

by Gwen Moritz 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Americans are notoriously ignorant about basic personal finance, and Arkansans are even less financially savvy than the national average, according to a nationwide study conducted by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.