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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Understanding and claiming survivor benefits

    About 6 million people get Social Security survivor benefits, but figuring out the best way to incorporate them into a retirement plan can be daunting. In fact, the Social Security Administration doesn't allow online applications for such benefits, and...
  • Letter: Pension reform is a lofty goal

    The Glendale Coalition for Better Government is encouraged by the op-ed piece penned by Councilwoman Paula Devine and welcomes her objective for pension reform. It takes courage to make the hard choices and right a wrong that has handicapped city...
  • District 113 superintendent to step down early

    District 113 superintendent to step down early
    The embattled superintendent of Highland Park and Deerfield high schools will retire early under a new deal that boosts his pension even as the district is trying to tighten its budget. After months of controversy and calls for his resignation,...
  • Tweeters have retirement questions. We've got answers

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Individual Retirement Account contributions are getting larger - an encouraging sign of a recovering economy and improved habits among retirement savers. But there is an "I" in IRA for a reason: investors are in charge of managing...
  • Privatization not the answer to Social Security's computer woes [Letter]

    Privatization not the answer to Social Security's computer woes [Letter]
    Letter writer Thomas F. McDonough has it all wrong ("Social Security boondoggle proves conservatives' point," July 29). Not so long ago, the Social Security Administration was faced with a similar programming embarrassment. There was a scandal involving...
  • The truth about Social Security and Medicare, straight from the trustees

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you worry about the future of Social Security and Medicare, this is the week to get answers to your questions. The most authoritative annual reports on the long-term health of both programs were issued on Monday, and while the...
  • Labor board orders L.A. to rescind pension cuts for new workers

    A labor relations panel moved Monday to strike down a 2-year-old law that rolled back retirement benefits for newly hired Los Angeles city employees, handing a defeat to the politicians who are trying to rein in growing employee pension costs. The five-...
  • Labor board orders L.A. Council to rescind pension cuts for workers

    Labor board orders L.A. Council to rescind pension cuts for workers
    A five-member panel that handles labor complaints at Los Angeles City Hall handed a stinging defeat to the city's political leaders on Monday, voting to strike down Los Angeles' bid to rein in retirement costs for civilian employees. The Employee...
  • Ask Kim: Should we open Roth 401(k) accounts?

    My wife and I are both 54-years-old, and we each earn a six-figure salary. We are currently maximizing our contributions to our employers' traditional 401(k) plans. Does it make sense for us to contribute to a Roth 401(k)? Yes. You are in an ideal...
  • Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin

     Q&A With Voya Financial CEO Rodney Martin
    — Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O. Martin Jr. came to the company in 2011 at a critical time, just as it was about to separate from its former Dutch parent, ING Groep N.V., and venture out on its own. The separation required a rebranding,...
  • State's Denial Of Pension For Controversial Mayor 'Taco Joe' To Be Appealed In Court

     State's Denial Of Pension For Controversial Mayor 'Taco Joe' To Be Appealed In Court
    The next chapter in the saga of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's quest for reinstatement of his disability pension apparently will play out in court. He and his lawyer said Friday that they plan to sue the state in Superior Court to appeal the state...