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  • Employers cut health coverage, find scapegoat: Obamacare

    If there's been one inexorable trend coming out of the HR departments of major employers, it's been the steady erosion of worker pay and benefits. Razor-thin raises, defined benefit pensions replaced by 401(k) plans, shrinking healthcare--if you've been on a big company's payroll, you know the drill.
  • Year-end tax strategies can ease your burden

    With less than two months to go before the end of the year, now is the time for some quick maneuvers so your tax return doesn't make you sick early next year. There are major changes this year for individuals with adjustable gross incomes over $200,000...

    Ask Kim: Besides health coverage, what choices do I have during open season?

    Here are some important considerations to help you make the most of extra benefits for 2014. -- 401(k) contributions. The contribution limit for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457s and the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan remains $17,500 in 2014, plus an...

    Not contributing to retirement plan is usually expensive mistake

    Not contributing to retirement plan is usually expensive mistake
    Dear Liz: I have about $16,000 in student loans at 6.8% interest. At the current monthly payment it would take me about 7.5 years to pay them off. I contribute 10% of my income to my company's Roth 401(k) plan (my employer matches the first 6%...

    Quinn quietly signs pension bill into law

     Quinn quietly signs pension bill into law
    Gov. Pat Quinn launched Illinois' epic attempt to bail itself out of a $100 billion public employee pension debt Thursday, signing into law an ambitious financial, legal and political effort to restore the state's tumbling credit ratings and unstable...