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Retirement

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  • Jerry Brown reveals new budget plan at Capitol

    Gov. Jerry Brown detailed his revised $107.8-billion state budget proposal at the Capitol on Tuesday morning, laying out his plans to address California's mounting pension liabilities, increased costs of providing healthcare to the poor and paying off...
  • Retirement: Don't pass up free money for retirement

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Starting a first job? Even modest contributions to a savings plan now could mean the difference between retiring comfortably and never being able to retire at all. The good news is that most big companies, and many small...
  • Judge Pension Tweak Opens Lucrative Door To Insiders

    Judge Pension Tweak Opens Lucrative Door To Insiders
    State lawmakers were supposed to fix a law that gives two freshly appointed judges pensions of $106,000 each, plus lifetime health benefits, when they retire — in less than four years. Before they finish their first eight-year term. Instead,...
  • Reliance on 401(k) retirement accounts drops, poll shows

    Reliance on 401(k) retirement accounts drops, poll shows
    Fewer Americans are counting on 401(k) accounts to fund their retirement years, apparently because of disappointment with the stock market after painful losses in the Great Recession, according to a new study. Only 48% of non-retirees expect a 401(k),...
  • Official proposes workaround on university pension glitch

    Official proposes workaround on university pension glitch
    Rather than wait for a legislative fix, university pension officials said Monday they have found a way around a mistake in the pension law that is contributing to an expected surge in university retirements this spring. The executive director of the...
  • How to grow your retirement nest egg

    As private-sector companies that offer traditional pensions grow scarce, individuals are left to navigate retirement savings largely on their own, often turning to employer-sponsored 401(k) programs to help create a nest egg. Those who don't can turn...
  • L.A. building inspector convicted in bribery will keep city pension

    L.A. building inspector convicted in bribery will keep city pension
    A veteran Los Angeles building inspector sentenced last month to prison in an FBI corruption case will continue to receive a yearly pension of more than $72,000, according to a high-level retirement official. Samuel In, 66, pleaded guilty last year,...
  • Retirement Savings Bill Vital To Workers

    A bill in the General Assembly to help private sector workers save for retirement has conservative, pro-business lobbyists reviving their attacks on a favorite target: public-sector employees. They claim the state's pension liabilities make it...
  • You're ready to retire -- your spouse is not

    My dear aunt came to her career late after a long marriage and raising several children, so she expects to work for quite a few more years. In her 60s, she had to end a relationship because he was retired and wanted to travel and relax, while she had...
  • Retirement: where to stash extra retirement cash

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Say you're saving the maximum in your retirement accounts. For most employees, that means you can stash up to $17,500 in 2014 in your 401(k), 403(b), federal Thrift Savings Plan or 457 plan. You can also contribute up to $5,...
  • Salary 'spiking' drains public pension funds, analysis finds

    Salary 'spiking' drains public pension funds, analysis finds
    Approaching retirement, Ventura County Chief Executive Marty Robinson was earning $228,000 a year. To boost her pension, which would be based on her final salary, Robinson cashed out nearly $34,000 in unused vacation pay, an $11,000 bonus for having...