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Retirement

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  • 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...
  • Ask Carrie: 2015 brings important IRS, Social Security and Medicare updates

    Dear Readers: A new year often means new goals, new opportunities and new commitments. When it comes to your finances, it can also mean new rules and requirements that affect how you manage your money. As we face 2015, the changes that affect most...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Risks of keeping entire nest egg at one brokerage

    Dear Liz: I recently retired at 56 and am receiving a pension. My wife is set to retire next year at 56 and will also receive a pension. I chose to leave my 401(k) in my employer's plan but am planning to consolidate it with my wife's 457 and four 403(b)...
  • Brendan Finucane: Discipline, not 401(k) plans, needed to ease state's pension crisis

    Over the last several years, a key Pennsylvania political debate has centered on the issue of public pensions. Conventional wisdom from the Legislature says that in order to deal with our significant debt problems, we have to end traditional pensions as...
  • CalPERS President Rob Feckner is reelected to 11th term

    CalPERS President Rob Feckner is reelected to 11th term
    Board members of CalPERS, the country's largest public pension fund, Tuesday reelected labor leader Rob Feckner to an 11th one-year term as president. Rob Feckner, 57, has worked for the Napa Unified School District for 38 years, starting as a bus...
  • Couple doing well with retirement income

    Couple doing well with retirement income
    Q: I retired at 58 and took my teachers' pension fund, a small VA pension and both our Social Security earnings, allowing us a monthly income of near $5,000, of which we save $1,000. We have a mortgage, no credit card debt and normal household and auto...
  • Report shows rise in federal spending in Pa. over last decade

    — Federal spending in Pennsylvania totaled $135 billion last year, a figure that has grown by half over the last decade, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Researchers tallied five categories of federal spending — retirement...
  • 5 small things to do for retirement

    5 small things to do for retirement
    Resolving to pick up better money habits in 2015? Probably not. Fewer than a third of Americans said financial planning was their top New Year's resolution for 2015, according to a survey released in December by Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North...
  • Stretching your nest egg for a comfortable retirement

    Stretching your nest egg for a comfortable retirement
    Are you ready for retirement? I'm not talking about the feeling that you'd like to chuck your job or the daily grind of commuting. Rather, do you know if you have enough money to retire and how to stretch what you've saved so the money lasts? If you...
  • Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?

    Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?
    As a follow-up to our Tuesday post on the House GOP's assault on Social Security and its beneficiaries, it's proper to take a closer look at the rationale for the attack. To recap, the GOP caucus passed a rule making it much harder, if not impossible,...
  • Retirement: when to claim Social Security if you're divorced

    Even if you haven't spoken to your ex for years, you may be eligible for benefits based on his or her earnings record. If you left the workforce to care for children or aging parents, or simply earned a lot less than your former spouse, this provision...