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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Husband being hounded to pay debt on car he returned to dealer

    Dear Liz: My husband returned a car to the dealer when he lost his job. Now the company says he owes it more than $7,000 (the difference between what he owed to the dealer and the price for which the car was sold). He refuses to pay any amount, but...
  • Ask Kim: Can I save for retirement with my employer and on my own?

    I started doing freelance work a few months ago in addition to my 9-to-5 job. Can I contribute to a self-employed retirement account and an employer-sponsored plan at the same time? Yes. Even if you have a full-time job and are stashing money in an...
  • Retirement: Set your retirement savings target

    Retirement planners generally recommend that you have enough savings at the end of your working life to replace 70 percent to 85 percent of preretirement income. The targets take into account that you'll no longer be saving for retirement, getting...
  • Stockton pension ruling: More bark than bite?

    A federal bankruptcy judge's decision that Stockton could toss out its contract with CalPERS, the state's giant pension fund, may lead to deep cuts in workers' and retirees' pensions, even though the city didn't ask for any cuts at all. It also could lead...
  • Employee Rep Raises Concern Over Treasurer's Quest For Attorney's Fees

    Employee Rep Raises Concern Over Treasurer's Quest For Attorney's Fees
    Marc Nelson, the employee representative to the Hartford Pension Commission, sent a letter to the city’s top lawyer Thursday raising concerns about a request to fund attorney’s fees for Hartford Treasurer Adam Cloud. Cloud is seeking payment...
  • How young people should save for retirement

    How much do you need to save for retirement? It's the million-dollar question that never has a precise answer, especially for young people who have decades to go before retiring. But plenty of researchers and financial advisers try to provide some...
  • Stockton bankruptcy ruling a blow to pensions

    Stockton bankruptcy ruling a blow to pensions
    SACRAMENTO — A federal bankruptcy judge dealt a blow to California's public employee pension systems by ruling Wednesday that payments for future worker retirements can be reduced when a city declares bankruptcy — just like its other debts....
  • Retirement: Personalize your retirement saving

    The key to assessing your readiness to retire is to take an individual approach to preparedness. Before you conclude that you've fallen short of the mark or that you don't dare spend an extra dime of your retirement funds for fear of running out, decide...
  • Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul

    Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting. "I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
  • Julio Fuentes: Group's future vested on Social Security

    As the Social Security website says, "Social Security is neutral in respect to race or ethnicity." That is under a headline that says, "Social Security is important to Hispanics." True, Hispanics are treated no differently than anyone else, but we have a...
  • A concerned retired teacher gets some lessons in money management

    A concerned retired teacher gets some lessons in money management
    For years, Sasha Firman worried that her students were moving through high school unprepared for the world ahead of them. Her language students needed help with basic grammar, spelling, punctuation — things they should have mastered long before....