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This site offers you a chance to see what benefits you qualify for from the state and federal government. Just fill out a simple questionnaire. From the National Council on Aging.
Defined Benefit Pensions
This web publication offers an explanation of the traditional defined benefit
pension. From the Federal Consumer Information Center
Finding a Lost Pension
A booklet from the The Pension Action Center at the Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston, with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Pension Action Center
Offers free individual counseling and assistance to help you negotiate layers of bureaucracy, locate pension funds, explain the benefits and rights under your pension plan, supply referrals to attorneys and financial advisors, and more.
A network of non-profit organizations, government agencies, and private professionals dedicated to providing pension information and assistance to America's workers, retirees and their families.
Social Security Online
The official website of the Social Security Administration. Fully searchable. Especially important is the link under “Questions about” which helps you transact online business.
Variable Annuities: What You Should Know
This pamphlet describes how variable annuities work and will help to inform you about whether to buy one or not. From the U.S. Consumer Information Center, Pueblo, Colorado.
What You Should Know About Your Retirement Plan
Tells you how to find out everything you need to know about your pension plan, including what documents you can get and from whom. Also includes information on vesting and how services years can be counted. Printer friendly version available. From the Department of Labor website.