Michael A. Fletcher
Reporter

Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House correspondent, covering both the Obama and Bush administrations. He also has written about education and race relations. Fletcher is co-author of “Supreme Discomfort: The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas,” a critically acclaimed biography published by Doubleday in April 2007.  Fletcher was born and raised in New York City where he attended public schools. He is a graduate of Boston University.

 

 

 

Latest by Michael A. Fletcher

Think you’re better off with a lump sum over a monthly pension? Think again.

Just such an offer could be on its way: A growing number of employers are hoping people will cash out with a one-time windfall.

Think you’re better off with a lump sum over a monthly pension? Think again.

Just such an offer could be on its way: A growing number of employers are hoping people will cash out with a one-time windfall.

Why your company may want no part of your pension

Why your company may want no part of your pension

Volatile funding levels and longer life expectancy are moving employers to shed pension liabilities.

Emerging Detroit bankruptcy plan spares Main Street but not Wall Street

Emerging Detroit bankruptcy plan spares Main Street but not Wall Street

Emerging bankruptcy plan largely preserves retiree pensions, while some bondholders will lose