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Retirement

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  • 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...
  • If Hillary Clinton is taking Social Security now, she's making a big mistake

    If Hillary Clinton is taking Social Security now, she's making a big mistake
    A new conservative line of attack against Hillary Clinton appears to be whether, at age 67, she's receiving Social Security checks. The issue came up during the newly announced presidential candidate's appearance at a roundtable discussion with...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Taxes won't fix Social Security

    Social Security Works, a left-wing group, was quick on the draw. Within an hour of Sen. Marco Rubio's announcement that he was running for president, it issued a news release attacking him: "If Senator Marco Rubio had his way, Social Security's very...
  • You can invest in land with a self-directed IRA

    You can invest in land with a self-directed IRA
    Q. My wife and I each have Roth IRA accounts, but neither of us can contribute to our plans any longer because we exceed the income threshold. I would like to use my IRA to buy land in Michigan. Eventually, we would like to build a house on the land,...
  • District 112 pact extends teachers' pre-retirement perks

    District 112 pact extends teachers' pre-retirement perks
    North Shore District 112's new teachers' contract could make it easier to rein in teacher pay in the future, but its near-term toll on district finances provoked strong words April 16 from a member of the school board's negotiating team. Vice...
  • What if you outlive your retirement savings?

    What if you outlive your retirement savings?
    What if you live too long and run out of money? That's every retiree's worst nightmare. Not the living longer part -- the impoverishment part. And since few people earn lifetime pensions these days, Social Security is the only income you can count on to...
  • Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem

    Failing to plan: An intergenerational problem
    No matter what generation you are -- Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial or even a Gen Z teen now handling money -- you're doing something wrong with your money, according to a series of recent surveys about generational financial planning. The most common...
  • Ask Kim: How much should I invest in an immediate annuity?

    Q: I'm 72 and I have a very small pension. I'd like to buy an immediate annuity to supplement my income. How do I figure out how much I should invest in the annuity? A: A good rule of thumb is to add up your regular expenses in retirement, subtract any...
  • Savvy Senior: Social Security offers lump-sum payouts to retirees

    Dear Savvy Senior, I've heard that Social Security offers a lump-sum payment to retirees who need some extra cash. I have not yet started drawing my benefits and would like to investigate this option. What can you tell me? — Almost Retired Dear...
  • Ex-lawmaker loses state pension in legislative panel vote

    Ex-lawmaker loses state pension in legislative panel vote
    Ex-Rep. Keith Farnham, sentenced to eight years in prison in a child pornography case, has lost his state legislative pension and a portion of the refund he stands to collect. A panel of lawmakers voted Wednesday to end the pension checks that Farnham,...