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  • Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare

    Christie calls for cuts in Social Security, Medicare
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the...
  • Chris Christie's big presidential idea: torch Social Security

    Chris Christie's big presidential idea: torch Social Security
    If there's any immutable rule in politics, it should be: beware of candidates who try to be "bold" merely for the sake of looking bold.  Chris Christie, trying desperately to keep his presidential hopes alive, wants to look bold, and he's not above...
  • Christie: Raise age to receive Social Security, Medicare benefits

    Christie: Raise age to receive Social Security, Medicare benefits
    Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie proposed pushing back the age of eligibility for Social Security and Medicare for future retirees on Tuesday as part of a plan to cut deficits by $1 trillion over a decade, an approach he said would...
  • Illinois lawmakers: Rauner must offer pension plan soon

    Gov. Bruce Rauner had better put his pension-plan cards on the table if he wants lawmakers to deal him a hand which includes budget-sparing retirement-benefit reductions, two pension experts in the Illinois General Assembly said Tuesday. Democrats who...
  • Social Security is in trouble: Their Take

    Social Security is in trouble: Their Take
    Fixing Social Security It's no secret that Social Security is in serious trouble. The number of retirees is going to soar, and the number of workers paying taxes to support them is not. The trust fund that pays retirement benefits is projected to run...
  • Hogan's legislative agenda faces final session day

    Hogan's legislative agenda faces final session day
    After Republican Gov. Larry Hogan delivered his State of the State speech in February, he received an email from former U.S. Congresswoman Helen Bentley. Bentley, R-Md., chided Hogan for his aggressive stance against the heavily controlled Democratic...
  • The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them

    The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them
    In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor — and, in fact, a lot of the rich — receive benefits from government too (for which we don't make them pee in a cup or promise not to buy luxuries), we've rounded up some more...
  • For retirement savers, target-date funds offer one-stop shopping

    For retirement savers, target-date funds offer one-stop shopping
    Target-date funds have become a popular hands-off investment choice. And a new study shows that investors who make the most of these funds are coming out ahead. According to Morningstar, investor returns — which take into account investor...
  • Christie urges benefit cuts as N.J. retiree rush strains pension

    TRENTON, N.J. Chris Christie is promoting his tell-it-like-it-is style of governing with town-hall meetings in New Hampshire before a possible White House run. Back home, attendees of such forums haven't heard the whole story of the pension mess...
  • Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem

    Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem
    No matter what generation you are -- Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial or even a Gen Z teen now handling money -- you're doing something wrong with your money, according to a series of recent surveys about generational financial planning. The most common...
  • Onus is on you to get Social Security benefits you deserve

    Onus is on you to get Social Security benefits you deserve
    Many good books have been written about getting the most out of Social Security, and I have reviewed several of them. Add a new title to the shelf: "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security" by Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller...