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Retirement

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  • Emanuel attack ad on Garcia takes liberties

    Emanuel attack ad on Garcia takes liberties
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel went on the attack Tuesday against Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, airing a TV ad criticizing his challenger on city financial issues. The mayor, fighting for his political life on April 7, is using a time-tested campaign tactic: Define your...
  • Illinois Supreme Court to hear arguments today on pension law

     Illinois Supreme Court to hear arguments today on pension law
    More than a year of legal wrangling over Illinois' attempt to curb benefits in the nation's most underfunded pension system will come down to 50 minutes of courtroom debate Wednesday when lawyers for state government and public workers square off before...
  • Plan for a long life when saving for retirement

    If we knew we'd die tomorrow, we'd be rich today. Literally. With only one day to live, a nest egg of $100,000 would be enough to take a trip around the world (at lightning speed), buy a Tesla, or live in the lap of luxury for a few hours. But since most...
  • Retirement: Map out a financial plan

    Whether you figure on working well past retirement age or kicking back on day one, anticipate how you'll handle your expenses. Start with a budget that includes necessary expenditures, such as food, housing and health care, as well as nice-to-haves,...
  • Study: Municipal retiree health-care liabilities a 'ticking time bomb'

    Study: Municipal retiree health-care liabilities a 'ticking time bomb'
    A "ticking time bomb" awaits many Florida cities and counties that are not providing enough money to fund health benefits for retirees, according to a new study that shows Orlando to have one of the highest liabilities in the state. In response,...
  • Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans

    Supreme Court poised to protect employees from high fees in 401(k) plans
    Some 53 million Americans with retirement funds through their jobs may get new legal protection from high fees. Supreme Court justices were urged Tuesday to put employers on notice that they have a duty to constantly monitor the mutual funds they...
  • Library Board considers procedures for switching retirement benefits

    Establishing special procedures preceding a vote that could change library employee retirement benefits was discussed by Niles Public Library trustees during a Feb. 18 board meeting. The library currently offers a 401(k) style retirement plan for its...
  • What proposed rule changes for retirement advice would mean

    What proposed rule changes for retirement advice would mean
    The Obama administration is proposing tougher regulations on investment brokers that officials said would curb hidden fees and conflicts of interest that cut into Americans' retirement savings. The proposed rule changes — the subject of intense...
  • Northern Trust to pay $60 million to settle securities-lending cases

    Northern Trust to pay $60 million to settle securities-lending cases
    Northern Trust Corp. will pay a combined $60 million to settle two 2009 class-action lawsuits filed by retirement plans unhappy with how the Chicago-based financial services firm ran its securities-lending program, according to two court filings last...
  • Rauner's 'turnaround budget' has cuts called 'reckless,' 'wrong priorities'

    Rauner's 'turnaround budget' has cuts called 'reckless,' 'wrong priorities'
    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday dubbed his first spending plan a “turnaround budget” for a financially shaky state, but Democrats rebuffed his proposed cuts to health care for the poor, government worker pensions, state universities,...
  • Finally, a rule will make brokers give you honest investment advice

    Finally, a rule will make brokers give you honest investment advice
    The idea that investment advisors owe a higher duty to their clients than to their own pocketbooks is an old one, often detested by Wall Street. So the announcement Monday from the White House that it will impose such a standard on advisors in the...