RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Retirement

A collection of news and information related to Retirement published by this site and its partners.

Top Retirement Articles

Displaying items 34-44
  • Apodaca: These allegations are not past their sell-by date

    Sometimes while digging through my refrigerator I come across an iffy artifact past its sell-by date. If it doesn't pass the smell test, into the trash it goes. Like my forgotten fridge items, a new allegation that years ago Newport-Mesa School...
  • Sterling Raskie: Save by dollar or percentage?

    When contributing to your employer-sponsored plan, you can choose to defer your income by a dollar or a percentage amount. The smart thing to do is to opt for whichever makes you save more. An automatic deduction from your paycheck is an effective way to...
  • Retirement savings smaller in South Florida

    Retirement savings smaller in South Florida
    It's tough to save for retirement when you're working in South Florida. People here had an average of 20 percent less than the national average in their 401K retirement accounts — $76,700 vs. $91,800 — by the end of March, according to a...
  • State's public safety unions decry Senate pension bill

    State's public safety unions decry Senate pension bill
    HARRISBURG — It's not fair. Those three words summed up viewpoints of public safety workers and a businessman who testified Tuesday at a House hearing on a Senate bill to overhaul the state's two pension systems and their combined $50 billion in...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks

    Personal Finance Q&A: 529 plans vs. education tax breaks
    Dear Liz: You recently mentioned in your column that you can't use any of the three education tax breaks — the American Opportunity Credit, the Lifetime Learning Credit or the tuition and fees deduction — for expenses paid with 529 college...
  • Steps to take when disputing a denied health insurance claim

    Steps to take when disputing a denied health insurance claim
    Most people heading into retirement know life after work isn't all shuffleboard on the lido deck. There can be serious money and health care concerns, not to mention worries about boredom and relationship conflict with all that newfound free time....
  • Lawmakers support bills favoring police over other unions

    Lawmakers support bills favoring police over other unions
    In corridors up and down the state Capitol, support for law enforcement is clear. Lawmakers adorn their doors and windows with black-sashed state police emblems to honor a trooper who died and another who was wounded by an alleged sniper in September....
  • City staff proposes $800M budget

    A budget of nearly $800 million is proposed for the 2015-16 fiscal year, one a top city official says will include a small surplus, but the years following will entail some uncertainties stemming from a legal battle with the state as well as ongoing...
  • Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs

    Agency should adopt rule to protect those with IRAs
    The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow for investors last week when it revived a lawsuit accusing the managers of a company retirement plan of picking investments that were too costly. Meanwhile, the Department of Labor is trying to provide a similar...
  • Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget

     Emanuel waiting for Springfield smoke to clear on budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said the new City Council and his administration would hold off on considering how to raise money to plug massive budget and pension holes. Before having those tough talks on which taxes and fees the city should raise,...
  • What the Supreme Court's ruling means for your retirement savings

    What the Supreme Court's ruling means for your retirement savings
    If you save in a 401(k) plan, the U.S. Supreme Court may have just handed you some money. The court ruled unanimously that employers have an ongoing duty to monitor the appropriateness of their 401(k) investments. That means even if a fund was once...