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  • Nine ideas to revive the Republican Party [Commentary]

    Nine ideas to revive the Republican Party [Commentary]
    I've been running around the country hawking my new book, listening to what people are saying, and scribbling notes about what a new Republican platform should contain — at least what one should contain if we ever want to win again. Herewith, my...
  • Retirement prospects are fairly good for people with 401(k) plans

    Retirement prospects are fairly good for people with 401(k) plans
    People with access to 401(k) plans for at least 30 years will likely have enough money for a reasonably comfortable retirement. That’s the upshot of a new study measuring how Americans will fare in retirement. The combination of Social...
  • District favors retirement incentives

    The Laguna Beach Unified School District board unanimously voted Jan. 14 for a tentative contract that would allow certain teachers and administrators to retire early and still reap certain benefits. But the retirement incentive program would be offered...
  • Are America's seniors secretly rich?

    Are America's seniors secretly rich?
    That's the implication of an op-ed in Thursday's Wall Street Journal, which says that figures on retiree incomes used by the Social Security Administration systematically misses as much as 60% of the income that seniors receive. That income, they say, isĀ ...
  • Salary 'spiking' drains public pension funds, analysis finds

    Salary 'spiking' drains public pension funds, analysis finds
    Approaching retirement, Ventura County Chief Executive Marty Robinson was earning $228,000 a year. To boost her pension, which would be based on her final salary, Robinson cashed out nearly $34,000 in unused vacation pay, an $11,000 bonus for having...
  • Does advice of saving 10% of income for retirement still apply?

    Dear Liz: I often hear financial planners say you should save 10% of your income, but they don't go into exactly what that means. Is that 10% separate from retirement or including retirement? Does that include saving for your emergency fund? Is this...
  • Panel holds off vote on union dispute over pension, retirement rules

    Panel holds off vote on union dispute over pension, retirement rules
    This post has been corrected and updated. See the note at the bottom for details. A city panel charged with deciding the next step in a labor union challenge to a benefits rollback for city employees postponed their vote Monday, leaving hundreds of...
  • Obama offers plan for Americans who lack 401(k) retirement accounts

    President Obama’s plan for a new type of retirement account may help some Americans, but it’s unlikely to be a panacea for the U.S. retirement crisis. In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Obama proposed new accounts that would be...
  • Regular or Roth? Either IRA makes good sense

    Think of the last time you bought something that made you very happy. Maybe a car, a new pair of shoes, the snowblower that kept you from having a heart attack this winter. Whatever the item, it gave you instant gratification. You glanced at it and...
  • Major union group sues to overturn Illinois pension law

    Major union group sues to overturn Illinois pension law
    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ largest government employee unions sued Tuesday to overturn Illinois’ new pension law, ripping the long sought, landmark money-saving changes as outright “theft” from workers that won’t pass a...
  • Obama's myRA: A good start, but not enough for retirement security

    Obama's myRA: A good start, but not enough for retirement security
    Retirement experts nationwide are buzzing about one element of President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night. That's his proposal for the "myRA," a retirement account aimed chiefly at lower-income workers whose employers don't offer...