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Retirement

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  • Shoes on hold as Vietnamese workers strike on pension change

    HANOI Thousands of workers at a Ho Chi Minh City factory are striking for a sixth day over a government pension change as officials moved to quell the nation's worst labor unrest since May's anti-China riots. Several thousand workers converged outside...
  • Military coalition divides over compensation reforms

    The Military Coalition can make Congress tremble from time to time by presenting a united front of millions of members from more than 30 military associations and veterans' service organizations in support of, or opposition to, legislation impacting...
  • Icahn: Union costs, work rules helped kill 4 AC casinos

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says union benefit costs and work rules were a big reason four of Atlantic City's 12 casinos closed last year. Icahn said on Tuesday that Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union "is one of the main contributors to the problems in...
  • Small investors blame bad advice from brokers for big losses

    Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of...
  • Lon Jefferies: Basic ways to save

    For those who struggle to save, here's a tip: Keep the money out of your reach. I recently watched "Living on One," a documentary about four college students' efforts to spend a summer in Guatemala living on a dollar a day, as half of the citizens of...
  • Social Security Q&A: Finding the right age to start collecting benefits

    Q: I've been planning my retirement throughout my career, and I'm finally nearing the age when I can stop working. What is the earliest age I can start receiving Social Security retirement benefits? A: You can receive Social Security retirement...
  • Pamela Yip: Women need to take active role in managing family finances

    I have long advocated that women take an active role with their spouses in the management of household finances. Even if you're not interested in the subject and would rather cede that role to your spouse, you should force yourself to get involved...
  • State job doesn't guarantee retirement security

    State job doesn't guarantee retirement security
    Dear Liz: After many years of unemployment, I finally got a full-time position. It is a state job with a pension. How much do I need to save for retirement? Can I focus on paying off debt and saving for college, and trust I will be OK in retirement?...
  • Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension

    Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension
    It's a fine thing to be appointed by the governor as head of a state agency, because you can expect to serve four years or more at an annual salary typically from $130,000 to $180,000. But it's finer still if, prior to being appointed, you've already...
  • Ask Kim: Does my daughter qualify for the retirement savers' credit?

    What is the income limit to claim the retirement savers' credit? My daughter's income is less than $30,000, but I thought I read that adjusted gross income had to be less than $18,000 to claim the credit. This is a good time to ask about the retirement...
  • 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...