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Retirement

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  • How divorce after 50 may affect your retirement savings

    How divorce after 50 may affect your retirement savings
    Getting unhitched this year? If you're past 50, it's critically important to pay attention to how your retirement savings weathers the storm. Divorce filings tend to surge at the beginning of the year, experts say, whether from pent-up demand after...
  • Develop the habit of saving for retirement

    Develop the habit of saving for retirement
    You probably know by now that it's important to get an early start on saving for retirement. But a recent study shows that workers worldwide, not just in the U.S., are struggling to do it. According to the report, commissioned by HSBC, the London-...
  • Retirement: Pick your path to retirement

    Demographic changes have turned the standard definition of retirement upside down. Life expectancy has increased steadily over the decades. Now, a man who reaches 65 can expect to live another 18 years; a 65-year-old woman can expect to live 20 years....
  • Military Update: Commission ideas draw bipartisan praise

    There is rising confidence across the Senate and House armed services committees that 2015 will be the year Congress passes legislation to modernize military compensation, with an alternative to traditional 20-year retirement and perhaps replacing the...
  • What's your retirement IQ?

    Are Americans in good shape or bad shape when it comes to retirement? It depends on which research report you read. According to a retirement savings analysis from Fidelity Investments, the 2014 year-end average 401(k) balance was $91,300, a record...
  • Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea

    Proposed pinch on your 401(k) looks eerily similar to Obama's 529 idea
    The Obama administration forgot the first rule of the jungle: Never threaten a mother protecting her young. And with that, an angry herd of moms (and dads) was unleashed when the president tried recently to scrounge up money for middle class tax...
  • Investing in retirement: Cover the basics

    The cover-the-basics approach to retirement investing aims to match your fixed expenses with fixed sources of income, such as Social Security, pensions and immediate annuities. You can then invest the rest of your assets to provide income for non-...
  • Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries

    Rauner says state must curb union powers, lower salaries
    Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday that Illinois must curb government union powers and reduce spending on state employees' salaries and benefits, stepping up what labor leaders said is an attempt to "vilify" workers ahead of the Republican's first major policy...
  • Commission: Offer choices and see compensation costs fall

    The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission is urging President Obama to endorse and Congress to enact sweeping changes to military health insurance and retirement options to "empower" service members to make choices that would drive...
  • Kampf and Tobash: Fast action needed on public pension reform in Pa.

    Kampf and Tobash: Fast action needed on public pension reform in Pa.
    The Morning Call recently published a Your View by Shippensburg University professor Brendan Finucane, who advocated public pension funds run by Pennsylvania remain in existence for all future hires and rejected a move toward a 401(k) or a defined-...
  • Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?

    Do Republicans misunderstand Social Security, or just feign ignorance?
    As a follow-up to our Tuesday post on the House GOP's assault on Social Security and its beneficiaries, it's proper to take a closer look at the rationale for the attack. To recap, the GOP caucus passed a rule making it much harder, if not impossible,...