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  • Survey: Small Businesses Support State-Run 401(k) Accounts

    A survey sponsored by AARP of businesses with 50 or fewer employees found that 60 percent of managers and owners support the idea of a state-run universal 401(k) plan. The legislature created a Retirement Security Board last year to study how payroll...
  • Disability, early retirement demand a budget strategy

    Disability, early retirement demand a budget strategy
    A 56-year-old reader in Florida recently shared a few details about his journey to retirement. After a dozen years in a county government job, he was put on disability at the end of 2013 because of his multiple sclerosis, which he said he was...
  • State pension ruling deals Emanuel triple blow on Chicago's finances

    State pension ruling deals Emanuel triple blow on Chicago's finances
    The Illinois Supreme Court's decision to toss out the state's pension reform law dealt a triple blow to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's difficult task of shoring up Chicago's shaky finances. First, the ruling could nullify pension deals the mayor struck last...
  • Salvaging Illinois after the pension ruling

    Salvaging Illinois after the pension ruling
    “Obliging the government to control itself is what we are called upon to do today.” — Illinois Supreme Court, May 8, 2015. With their public finances ravaged, their taxpayer debts enormous and any prospects for cost control bleak,...
  • Illinois Supreme Court rules landmark pension law unconstitutional

    Illinois Supreme Court rules landmark pension law unconstitutional
    The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday unanimously ruled unconstitutional a landmark state pension law that aimed to scale back government worker benefits to erase a massive $105 billion retirement system debt, sending lawmakers and the new governor back to...
  • After the pension ruling: Salvaging Illinois

    "Obliging the government to control itself is what we are called upon to do today." — Illinois Supreme Court, May 8, 2015.   With their public finances ravaged, their taxpayer debts enormous and any prospects for cost control bleak, Illinois...
  • Letterman's 68th birthday a chance to consider age-old questions

    Letterman's 68th birthday a chance to consider age-old questions
    "I just turned 47, and this is the first birthday that's kind of gotten my attention," the man, who was wearing a T-shirt, jeans and high-top sneakers, told me. "You're just looking over the ridge at 50 here. And I'm thinking: 'Good God, 50. Nobody...
  • Illinois Supreme Court rules state pension reform law unconstitutional

    Illinois Supreme Court rules state pension reform law unconstitutional
    The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday unanimously ruled unconstitutional a landmark state pension law that aimed to scale back government worker benefits to erase a massive, $105 billion pension debt. Republican Justice Robert Karmeier, writing for the...
  • Retired Glendale Unified superintendent's $277K pension among highest in the state for educators

    Former Glendale Unified Superintendent Michael Escalante received a pension of $277,833 in 2014, making him the highest pension earner among former Glendale Unified employees as well as the majority of retired state educators, according to data released...
  • PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits

    PA teachers, state employees could see cut in retirement benefits
    HARRISBURG — School teachers and most state workers would have to pay more out of their pockets if they want to keep the same level of retirement benefits they now earn, according to a new Senate bill. A summary of the pension overhaul bill,...
  • Retirement confidence is on the mend

    After dropping to record lows between 2009 and 2013, the percentage of workers who say they are confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement continues to increase, according to the 2015 Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)...