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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Retirement: Retirement budget: Crunch your own numbers

    To get a handle on how you'll spend your time and money in retirement, start making a detailed analysis of what your expenses are about five years before you turn in your office keys. "In the first two years, don't try to clip coupons, and don't stop...
  • How to choose a retirement funds adviser

    Q: I am retiring in a year or so. I want to talk with someone about financial planning, taxes and retirement before Social Security kicks in. Have you heard of a CPA/PFS? I believe there are only a few fee-based PFS professionals around Palm Beach County....
  • The rise of unretirement

    The rise of unretirement
    We are living longer, something to celebrate. The average life expectancy was about 62 years in 1935 when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, and it's now nearly 79 years. And, as in many things, the baby boomers are at the center...
  • Financial gerontology: a tonic for retirees

    Merrill Lynch made business page headlines this year by appointing Baltimore County native Cynthia Hutchins to the newly created post of director of financial gerontology. Ms. Hutchins is charged with teaching the company's nearly 14,000 financial...
  • Ask An Expert Hotline 2014

    Ask An Expert Hotline 2014
    The annual Ask An Expert Hotline drew about 200 people seeking advice about investments, retirement planning and other money matters. The free event is sponsored each year by the Orlando Sentinel and the Central Florida chapter of the Financial Planning...
  • Lenders usually require consistent income to refinance mortgage

    WASHINGTON — Ed Fine's recent rejection for a refinancing of his home loan wasn't exactly like former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's. But there are enough similarities to raise questions about current tight mortgage market standards...
  • Husband being hounded to pay debt on car he returned to dealer

    Dear Liz: My husband returned a car to the dealer when he lost his job. Now the company says he owes it more than $7,000 (the difference between what he owed to the dealer and the price for which the car was sold). He refuses to pay any amount, but...
  • Ask Kim: Can I save for retirement with my employer and on my own?

    I started doing freelance work a few months ago in addition to my 9-to-5 job. Can I contribute to a self-employed retirement account and an employer-sponsored plan at the same time? Yes. Even if you have a full-time job and are stashing money in an...
  • Retirement: Set your retirement savings target

    Retirement planners generally recommend that you have enough savings at the end of your working life to replace 70 percent to 85 percent of preretirement income. The targets take into account that you'll no longer be saving for retirement, getting...
  • Stockton pension ruling: More bark than bite?

    A federal bankruptcy judge's decision that Stockton could toss out its contract with CalPERS, the state's giant pension fund, may lead to deep cuts in workers' and retirees' pensions, even though the city didn't ask for any cuts at all. It also could lead...
  • Employee Rep Raises Concern Over Treasurer's Quest For Attorney's Fees

    Employee Rep Raises Concern Over Treasurer's Quest For Attorney's Fees
    Marc Nelson, the employee representative to the Hartford Pension Commission, sent a letter to the city’s top lawyer Thursday raising concerns about a request to fund attorney’s fees for Hartford Treasurer Adam Cloud. Cloud is seeking payment...