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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Q&A: Obama's new rules on retirement-fund advice

    Q&A: Obama's new rules on retirement-fund advice
    The Obama administration is proposing tougher regulations on investment brokers that officials said will curb hidden fees and conflicts of interest that cut into Americans’ retirement savings. The proposed rule change – the subject of...
  • Illinois governor's 'turnaround budget' targets pensions, universities

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner dubbed his first spending plan a “turnaround budget” for a financially shaky state, targeting for cuts government worker pensions, healthcare for the poor, state universities, mass transit and cities. “This...
  • Medical costs top retirement concerns, poll finds

     Medical costs top retirement concerns, poll finds
    High medical expenses are Americans' biggest financial worry about retirement, topping concerns about running out of money, according to a new report by Bankrate.com. The report found that 28 percent of Americans said medical costs were the biggest...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Wrong address leads to credit card default

    Personal Finance Q&A: Wrong address leads to credit card default
    Dear Liz: A debt collector says I owe a small debt from a store credit card I opened about six months ago. The wrong address was on file, so I hadn't received any documentation at all. After opening the account I had called the store customer service line...
  • Senator defends pay commission after hearing critics

    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), new chairman of the Senate armed services' subcommittee on military personnel, has signaled he will defend retirement reforms proposed for a new generation of service members by the Military Compensation and Retirement...
  • IRA Makeover: Here's A Portfolio That Could Work For You

    IRA Makeover: Here's A Portfolio That Could Work For You
    It's crunch time for taxpayers to beat the deadline for 2014 IRA contributions. How you invest that money and manage the portfolio could shape your retirement. Yet a Vanguard study last year found more than two–thirds of last-minute contributions,...
  • CTA and CPD leaders speak against adverse pension ruling

    On March 11, the Illinois Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the lawsuits challenging SB 1: the 2013 legislation that reformed the pension systems of state and university employees and teachers outside the city of Chicago. This lawsuit has...
  • Republicans seeks broader changes on Social Security

    Republicans seeks broader changes on Social Security
    Senate Republicans pressed the Obama administration Wednesday for a plan to address the long-term health of Social Security as lawmakers began a debate over the rapidly approaching shortfall in a program that benefits millions of disabled Americans....
  • Retirement: Pick your path to retirement

    Demographic changes have turned the standard definition of retirement upside down. Life expectancy has increased steadily over the decades. Now, a man who reaches 65 can expect to live another 18 years; a 65-year-old woman can expect to live 20 years....
  • Retirement: Nice work if you can get it

    Retirement: Nice work if you can get it
    In most professions, employers can no longer require you to retire at a certain age, but keeping yourself relevant in your current career or attractive to your next employer is on you, says Catherine Collinson, president of the Transamerica Center for...
  • Military Update: Commission ideas draw bipartisan praise

    There is rising confidence across the Senate and House armed services committees that 2015 will be the year Congress passes legislation to modernize military compensation, with an alternative to traditional 20-year retirement and perhaps replacing the...