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Retirement

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  • 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-...
  • 5 small things to do for retirement

    5 small things to do for retirement
    Resolving to pick up better money habits in 2015? Probably not. Fewer than a third of Americans said financial planning was their top New Year's resolution for 2015, according to a survey released in December by Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North...
  • Disability enrollment declines amid funding debate

    Disability enrollment declines amid funding debate
    The number of people receiving disability insurance payments from the Social Security Administration declined last year for the first time since 1983, a reduction that comes as Congress faces a deadline to fund the program or risk cutting benefits to...
  • Stretching your nest egg for a comfortable retirement

    Stretching your nest egg for a comfortable retirement
    Are you ready for retirement? I'm not talking about the feeling that you'd like to chuck your job or the daily grind of commuting. Rather, do you know if you have enough money to retire and how to stretch what you've saved so the money lasts? If you...
  • Retirement: when to claim Social Security if you're divorced

    Even if you haven't spoken to your ex for years, you may be eligible for benefits based on his or her earnings record. If you left the workforce to care for children or aging parents, or simply earned a lot less than your former spouse, this provision...