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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Develop the habit of saving for retirement

    Develop the habit of saving for retirement
    You probably know by now that it's important to get an early start on saving for retirement. But a recent study shows that workers worldwide, not just in the U.S., are struggling to do it. According to the report, commissioned by HSBC, the London-...
  • What's your retirement IQ?

    Are Americans in good shape or bad shape when it comes to retirement? It depends on which research report you read. According to a retirement savings analysis from Fidelity Investments, the 2014 year-end average 401(k) balance was $91,300, a record...
  • Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea

    Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea
    The Obama administration forgot the first rule of the jungle: Never threaten a mother protecting her young. And with that, an angry herd of moms (and dads) was unleashed when the president tried recently to scrounge up money for middle class tax...
  • Investing in retirement: Cover the basics

    The cover-the-basics approach to retirement investing aims to match your fixed expenses with fixed sources of income, such as Social Security, pensions and immediate annuities. You can then invest the rest of your assets to provide income for non-...
  • Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries

    Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries
    Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that Illinois must curb government union powers and reduce spending on state employees' salaries and benefits, stepping up what labor leaders said is an attempt to "vilify" workers ahead of the Republican's first major policy...
  • Commission: Offer choices and see compensation costs fall

    The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is urging President Obama to endorse and Congress to enact sweeping changes to military health insurance and retirement options to "empower" service members to make choices that would drive...
  • Kampf and Tobash: Fast action needed on public pension reform in Pa.

    Kampf and Tobash: Fast action needed on public pension reform in Pa.
    The Morning Call recently published a Your View by Shippensburg University professor Brendan Finucane, who advocated public pension funds run by Pennsylvania remain in existence for all future hires and rejected a move toward a 401(k) or a defined-...
  • Adam D. Koos: Unearthing retirement money

    Now more than ever you must explore every detail of potential income for your golden years. Sometimes that takes a little legwork, the right questions and a willingness to admit that you don't know the answers. A few years ago, a firefighter in his early...
  • Kadner: Plan B in Springfield needs to be a miracle

    So what happens if the Illinois Supreme Court strikes down the pension reform deal passed by the legislature? Is there a Plan B? “Not that I’m aware of,” said Steve Brown, spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago. “...
  • More on IRA minimum distributions and tax liability

    I got a lot of great responses to my recent column on individual retirement accounts. Several people, in particular, wrote in with questions about IRA minimum distributions, which must be taken each year after age 70 1/2. So I called Jamie Hopkins,...
  • Margate police chief to return after brief retirement

    Margate police chief to return after brief retirement
    — The city's police chief will return to his old job May 1, but the City Commission doesn't know yet what his salary will be. Chief Dana Watson, 52, had been with the agency since he was a 22-year-old rookie on road patrol. He retired in October...