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Overview
The U.S. had a $968 billion shortfall in 2013 — up $54 billion from the prior year — between the pension benefits that were promised to employees and what was actually saved to make those payments, according to a recent report by Pew Charitable Trusts.

Here are the states with the best funded pension programs based on the percentage the programs were funded in 2013. Rankings are listed in descending order:

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