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  • Jim Blankenship: How to start retirement saving

    If you have more than one type of retirement savings plan available to you, where and in what order should you contribute to the accounts? First of all, most employees have some tax-deferred retirement savings accounts that go by many names 401(k), 403(...
  • Easton inks new deal with police officers

    Easton inks new deal with police officers
    Easton signed a three-year contract Wednesday with the union representing its police department. The deal gives Easton police officers a 3 percent raise each year. It also increases their co-pays for doctor visits. "I would like to thank the police...
  • LSU: Cassidy performed work required for university salary

    A university audit released Wednesday appears to clear newly-elected U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of allegations he did little work for the taxpayer-funded annual salary he was paid for medical teaching work at LSU during his time in Congress. The internal...
  • Eyeing shuttle bus drivers, union tries to grab more territory in Silicon Valley

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies will decide whether to unionize on Friday in a vote that has the potential to dramatically expand organized labor's territory in Silicon Valley and embolden others in the tech...
  • How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?

    How do district, union offers in Saucon Valley stack up to other teacher contracts in Valley?
    The Saucon Valley School District will offer a new contract proposal to its teachers union this week in an attempt to end a contentious three-year impasse. While the two sides were locking horns, a throng of Lehigh Valley school districts forged new...
  • German company putting nearly 140 jobs in Henderson County

    A German company that makes medical equipment is building a plant in Henderson County that will employ nearly 140 people. Raumedic Inc. announced Tuesday it will spend more than $26 million and create about 138 jobs in Mills River over the next five...
  • In Obama's 2016 budget plan, death hastens taxes

    WASHINGTON An old adage says the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. President Barack Obama is proposing a new twist: accelerated taxes on retirement savings AFTER death. Obama wants to change the way the government taxes 401(k)...
  • Md. task force: 1M residents have little retirement savings

    Members of a Maryland task force say the state needs to prepare for a looming "silver tsunami" and make retirement plans available to all workers. The task force released a report Tuesday that says one million state residents have virtually no retirement...
  • Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians

    Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. It has caused a shift down in lifestyle and expectations, something an increasing number of people in this small oil-rich country are facing....
  • Obama: Financial advisers must act in clients' best interest

    Obama: Financial advisers must act in clients' best interest
    President Barack Obama on Monday proposed tougher regulations on investment brokers who handle retirement funds, saying it is time to curb hidden fees, "back-door" payments and conflicts of interest that eat into middle-class Americans' savings. The...
  • Darden names Gene Lee as new CEO

    Darden names Gene Lee as new CEO
    Staying the course it set last fall, Darden Restaurants picked Gene Lee on Monday to lead a company trying to revive its ailing flagship Olive Garden. Lee has been running Darden as interim CEO since October, shortly after activist investor Starboard...