Pensions http://kplu.org en Worried about pensions? http://kplu.org/post/worried-about-pensions <p>Are you losing sleep over your pension fund?</p><p>Public and private pension funds are under a lot of stress due to the Great Recession. <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/03/03/AR2011030302918.html">The Washington Post's Peter Whoriskey </a>recently reported state and local pensions may be underfunded by $1.5 trillion more than previously thought.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/02/25/134037785/debate-heats-up-over-public-and-private-pensions">NPR</a> has reported the states are facing a $3 trillion pension shortfall.</p><p>But financial commentator Greg Heberlein tells KPLU's Dave Meyer the situation may not be as bad as it looks.Greg says there's cause for concern, but he's optimistic.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 11:56:06 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 995 at http://kplu.org Worried about pensions?