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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Convicted Georgia police chief to collect pension in prison

    Convicted of extortion and illegal gambling, Savannah's former police chief will continue to collect a pension worth nearly $130,000 a year while he serves 7 years in federal prison. That comes to more than $970,000 before taxes. Some City Council...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Lawmakers push to exempt retirement income from state tax

    Top lawmakers are pushing to exempt Social Security, pensions and other retirement income from the state income tax as a way to stop seniors from leaving Rhode Island, though how far legislators are willing to go is unclear. The state stands to lose...
  • Morgan Quinn: What’s cheaper: Marriage or domestic partnership?

    In the movie "Now I Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," the two main characters are straight firefighters who enter into a domestic partnership to get the tax benefits. At the time, this concept seemed fairly ingenious, but that was 2007 and this is now &#...
  • 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...
  • Wes Moss: Setting realistic retirement goals

    We all have heard about how dire the retirement outlook for Americans is. While the overall situation is scary, I like to focus on the benchmarks that everyone can target without feeling like they're losing before even starting. I ran across an...
  • Joseph A. Clark: The tax-deferral dilemma

    Your decision to defer taxes via a 401(k) or traditional individual retirement account seems to make sense today for your future. Deferring taxes in an IRA can certainly reduce the taxes you owe in the current year. But predicting the impact of tax...
  • 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...
  • NY pension fund's return rises 1.9 percent in recent quarter

    New York's pension fund for state and local government workers has risen to $181.7 billion following an investment return of 1.9 percent in its latest quarter, the state comptroller's office reported Friday. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the fund's...