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Retirement

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  • Self-employers have options to save for retirement and reduce taxes

    Self-employers have options to save for retirement and reduce taxes
    If you have a small business and are still stinging from the income taxes you paid Uncle Sam, you can take a simple step now that will get you through tax time in better shape next year. And this simple step will take care of one of the big mistakes...
  • Is an online investment advisory service right for you?

    Can a robot handle your retirement? Fledgling online investment advisory services, nicknamed robo-advisers in financial circles, are moving squarely into retirement planning. Betterment, one of the largest such firms with about 80,000 users, is...
  • Thompsonville Fire Chief Retires

    ENFIELD — Thompsonville Fire Chief Francis Alaimo Friday submitted a retirement notice to the district's fire commission and asked that May 15 be his last day. "I've had a good run," Alaimo said in a written statement. "Thank you for providing me...
  • State seeks to cut off pension at guilty plea

    State seeks to cut off pension at guilty plea
    Since pleading guilty in a scholarship scam, ex-Rep. Connie Howard has pulled down $107,000 in state pension money while waiting nearly two years for the sentence that could finally shut down her payments. But the South Side Democrat could be the last...
  • School employees targeted by scam

    School employees targeted by scam
    Public school employees and retirees are being targeted with a phone scam that alleges there's a problem with their retirement benefits. The Public School Employees' Retirement System warned members recently about calls from individuals claiming to be...
  • Probation For Woman Who Fraudulently Received Disability Pension

    MIDDLETOWN — A former state correction officer whose $28,692-a-year disability retirement benefit was revoked after state officials learned she was a BMX bicycle racer, martial arts competitor and volunteer firefighter, was sentenced to probation...
  • Personal Finance Q&A: Caps on 401(k) contributions can vary

    Personal Finance Q&A: Caps on 401(k) contributions can vary
    Dear Liz: I understand that anybody with a 401(k) can contribute up to $18,000. Does the amount you can contribute depend on your salary? Say you make $45,000. Therefore I would assume you could put in the full $18,000, or 40% of your salary. Am I wrong?...
  • Saving for retirement is a gender issue, too

    Saving for retirement is a gender issue, too
    Here is what we know: The retirement savings crisis is enormous. By some estimates, Americans are under-saved by up to $14 trillion. This number may in fact be understated, because it assumes Social Security and Medicare solvency — a big if. And the...
  • Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.
    No parent wants to be the bad guy. But as they try to figure out whether they should let their children say yes to college acceptances that have just arrived, parents may wonder if they dare give the go-ahead. For many families, the choice between an...
  • Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

    Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play
    If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk....
  • Judge orders city to hike payments to some police retirees

    Judge orders city to hike payments to some police retirees
    Annapolis police department employees might have to contribute more to their pension fund. This comes after a county Circuit Court judge ordered the city to increase pension payments to some of its retirees, said Ward 8 Alderman Ross Arnett. Judge...