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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy

     You may be your retirement fund's worst enemy
    Ask just about anyone near retirement age if they think they will have plenty of money to last through retirement and you're likely to see their insecurity. A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College shows they aren't being...
  • Retirement: How your retirement income is taxed

    One of the biggest mistakes that retirees make when calculating their living expenses is forgetting how big a bite state and federal taxes can take out of savings. Tax-deferred accounts. Prepare to feel pain. Withdrawals from traditional IRAs and your...
  • State Settles With Ex-Official Who Got Disability Pension While Serving As Volunteer Fireman

    The 2½-year legal battle over ex-deputy environmental commissioner David Leff's neck ailment – a case that exposed claims of both unfairness and excessive generosity in the state's system of awarding premium pensions to retirees with disabilities&#...
  • Social Security Administration statements are back in the mail

    It took an act of Congress, but Social Security statements are back in the mail. The annual personal earnings record and benefit statements were largely canned in 2011 in a cost-cutting move, but complaints soared and legislation ensued. Beginning...
  • How Much Do You Need For Retirement? Find Out Here

    How Much Do You Need For Retirement? Find Out Here
    Why worry about an autumn swoon anticipated by stock market analysts when you could be worrying about a much greater potential financial calamity — your retirement? Despite an S&P index that has almost tripled since the depths of the 2008 stock-...
  • Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul

    Federal court upholds mayor's pension overhaul
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of Baltimore's police and fire pension system, but left open avenues for the unions to keep fighting. "I'm certainly pleased with the court's ruling," Rawlings-Blake...
  • Julio Fuentes: Group's future vested on Social Security

    As the Social Security website says, "Social Security is neutral in respect to race or ethnicity." That is under a headline that says, "Social Security is important to Hispanics." True, Hispanics are treated no differently than anyone else, but we have a...
  • Ask Kim: Should I buy a deferred income annuity?

    I understand that the Treasury Department just changed the tax rules so people can now invest IRA money in deferred income annuities without worrying about required minimum distributions. Should I invest in this kind of annuity? If you're starting to...
  • Understanding and claiming survivor benefits

    About 6 million people get Social Security survivor benefits, but figuring out the best way to incorporate them into a retirement plan can be daunting. In fact, the Social Security Administration doesn't allow online applications for such benefits, and...
  • Take a retirement annuity or a lump sum?

    Dear Liz: I am 54 and considering retiring in three or four years. I have been fortunate to work at a Fortune 100 company for 30-plus years and have both a defined benefit pension plan and a 401(k). When I retire, we have the option of taking a lump sum...
  • Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe

    Citi to pay $7 billion to settle mortgage securities probe
    Citigroup Inc has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the financial crisis, including the largest civil fraud penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department....