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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • House GOP adopts new rule setting up potential 2016 battle over Social Security's finances

    House Republicans want Congress to address the troubled finances of Social Security's disability program, setting the stage for a contentious debate that could affect 11 million people in the middle of the next presidential campaign. The House has...
  • Couple want to plan wisely as money windfall looms

    SEATTLE Michelle and Jack Ireton, of Seattle, are experiencing a personal-finance event that is almost always welcome, regardless of its size: the windfall. This fall, the working parents of two boys saw their monthly expenses for schooling and day...
  • Boomers grapple with retirement strategies

    PITTSBURGH At 64 years old, Bob Mock has worked as a self-employed skating instructor for nearly 40 years, and he has no plans to slow down. "I learned a long time ago, if you want a raise, you work harder or you work more," said Mock, who works...
  • Social Security Q&A: How to estimate retirement benefits

    Q: I'm not sure when I'm going to retire so I want to estimate my retirement benefit at several different ages. What's the easiest way to do that? A: Using our Retirement Estimator is easy at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/estimator , and it's the best...
  • Quinn signs small-business retirement plan bill into law

    Quinn signs small-business retirement plan bill into law
    Most businesses in Illinois will soon be required by law to adopt a retirement savings plan for employees, under a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Sunday. The law requires all businesses in operation for at least two years and that have at least...
  • Baby boomers creating 'Silver Tsunami' in workforce

    PITTSBURGH Brought on by the earthquake of world war, this tsunami has been 70 years in the making. By 2029, one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older, and many of those 76 million or so post-war baby boomers perhaps up to 50 million of them...
  • How to avoid your own retirement crisis

    Many of today's workers will have a hard time retiring at the traditional age while maintaining their standard of living. A new book on the subject, "Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Crisis" (Oxford University Press), offers useful insight into the...
  • Retirement: when to claim Social Security if you're married

    Various strategies allow married beneficiaries to claim benefits based on their own earnings record or receive up to 50 percent of the amount for which their spouse is eligible at full retirement age. File and suspend. Suppose you're the higher earner...
  • City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes

    City workers sue over Emanuel-backed pension changes
    Retired Chicago Public Library worker Mary Jones planned to have knee-replacement surgery next year, but says she now fears that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's changes to her pension plan and health insurance subsidies will put that off indefinitely and possibly...
  • Problem with savings plan

    The Chicago Tribune’s editorial “A Democrat grooves his pitch; Illinois Republicans whiff” opened with three statements that are very misleading. The Tribune claims that the Biss bill will “encourage personal responsibility for...
  • Delray police may see raises, pension plan changes

    Delray police may see raises, pension plan changes
    After working nearly three months without a contract, Delray Beach police may be wrapping salary and pension negotiations with their employer, the city. Late Thursday the Police Benevolent Association, which lobbies on behalf of Delray police when it...