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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy

     You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy
    Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
  • Retirement: How your retirement income is taxed

    One of the biggest mistakes that retirees make when calculating their living expenses is forgetting how big a bite state and federal taxes can take out of savings. Tax-deferred accounts. Prepare to feel pain. Withdrawals from traditional IRAs and your...
  • Social Security Administration statements are back in the mail

    It took an act of Congress, but Social Security statements are back in the mail. The annual personal earnings record and benefit statements were largely canned in 2011 in a cost-cutting move, but complaints soared and legislation ensued. Beginning...
  • How Much Do You Need For Retirement? Find Out Here

    How Much Do You Need For Retirement? Find Out Here
    Why worry about an autumn swoon anticipated by stock market analysts when you could be worrying about a much greater potential financial calamity — your retirement? Despite an S&P index that has almost tripled since the depths of the 2008 stock-...
  • Julio Fuentes: Group's future vested on Social Security

    As the Social Security website says, "Social Security is neutral in respect to race or ethnicity." That is under a headline that says, "Social Security is important to Hispanics." True, Hispanics are treated no differently than anyone else, but we have a...
  • In Stockton bankruptcy case, the target is the working class

    The investment house Franklin Templeton's effort to knock down the city of Stockton's proposal to emerge from bankruptcy portrays the case as one in which Franklin is defending itself against three big, faceless adversaries. These are CalPERS,...
  • Financial gerontology: a tonic for retirees

    Merrill Lynch made business page headlines this year by appointing Baltimore County native Cynthia Hutchins to the newly created post of director of financial gerontology. Ms. Hutchins is charged with teaching the company's nearly 14,000 financial...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
  • Lenders usually require consistent income to refinance mortgage

    WASHINGTON — Ed Fine's recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn't exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards...
  • Husband being hounded to pay debt on car he returned to dealer

    Dear Liz: My husband returned a car to the dealer when he lost his job. Now the company says he owes it more than $7,000 (the difference between what he owed to the dealer and the price for which the car was sold). He refuses to pay any amount, but...
  • Ask Kim: Can I save for retirement with my employer and on my own?

    I started doing freelance work a few months ago in addition to my 9-to-5 job. Can I contribute to a self-employed retirement account and an employer-sponsored plan at the same time? Yes. Even if you have a full-time job and are stashing money in an...