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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Retirees resume their moves to less taxing climes

    Steven Ramos, a retired letter carrier, estimated his cost of living would drop 80 percent when he moved from New York to a rental community in central Florida. In 12 years, Ramos saw the taxes on his modest 1,200-square-foot house in Queens rise from...
  • Nudge new graduates toward 401(k) plans

    Your new college graduate is dipping his toe in the workplace, learning the technology, figuring out office protocol and fixating on the first assignment. With all that excited anxiety, it is easy to overlook the section of the HR employee handbook...
  • State retirement official recommends reinstating Sandusky pension

    State retirement official recommends reinstating Sandusky pension
    An attorney appointed to consider Jerry Sandusky's pension appeal has recommended that the State Employees Retirement System reinstate the former Penn State assistant football coach's $59,000 a year retirement benefit. Sandusky, who was convicted two...
  • Family finances: tax breaks for the middle class

    If you believe that tax breaks are for millionaires and companies with offshore subsidiaries, you're probably paying too much to the IRS. The tax code offers a slew of incentives for buying a home, starting a family and saving for retirement. Once you...
  • Lehigh County board continues Cedarbrook inquiry

    Lehigh County board continues Cedarbrook inquiry
    Lehigh County commissioners continued their inquiry into Cedarbrook nursing home's operations and finances Wednesday by asking the administration to detail the home's so-called indirect costs. Indirect costs are those charged back to the home for use of...
  • Putting out the fire

    Putting out the fire
    North Riverside is a small town with a big problem: It can't make its pension payments. The west Cook County suburb of 6,700 people faces a $1.9 million budget deficit. One big reason for the gap is that it has to make a $1.8 million payment to its...
  • Teachers' checks shrink a bit as California tackles pension shortfall

    Teachers' checks shrink a bit as California tackles pension shortfall
    When fifth-grade teacher Maggie Ellis receives her next paycheck at the end of the month, it will be a bit lighter. That's because she'll be contributing more money to the teacher pension fund, a small part of a sweeping, long-term plan to repair one of...
  • Military savers favoring 'Roth' TSP to build nest eggs

    Military savers discover special advantages a Roth-type Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) provides, given that their taxable income is dampened by tax-free allowances and periodic tax-exempt combat tours. By Tom Philpott Military savers are discovering the...
  • Pamela Yip: Deciding when to take Social Security is a matter of timing

    When it comes to retirement, timing is everything. That includes deciding when to start collecting Social Security benefits. Essentially, you have three choices: You can start receiving benefits as early as age 62. You can wait until you reach full...
  • Social Security Q&A: What is a Social Security credit?

    Question: What is a Social Security "credit?" Answer: During your working years, earnings covered by Social Security are posted to your record. You earn Social Security credits based on those earnings. The amount of earnings needed for one credit rises...
  • L.A. violated labor law in rolling back pension benefits, report finds

    An independent hearing officer Monday dealt a major setback to Los Angeles' effort to rein in public employee pension costs, concluding that elected officials violated labor law when they voted to roll back retirement benefits for new civilian workers...