Separating fact from fiction in fire district pension plan

Published: Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 09:57 AM.

Ironically, the Florida municipal pension train wreck began under Governor Jeb Bush. As a reward for union support against Buddy MacKay, Gov. Bush signed legislation designating excess insurance premiums for union members’ retirement benefits. Do not confuse the relatively well-funded Florida Retirement System’s pension with the scads of individual municipal pension plans from Pensacola to Key West.

Buz Livingston, CFP has the only investment management firm in the entire world headquartered in Blue Mountain Beach, Florida. He helps clients along Florida’s Emerald Coast and around the country with financial decisions.   For more information, call 850-267-1068 or visit www.livingstonfinancial.net.   Follow him on Twitter @BuzLivingston.



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