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  • Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension

    Four Magic Years As Malloy's Commissioner Nearly Tripled Ex-Legislator's Pension
    It's a fine thing to be appointed by the governor as head of a state agency, because you can expect to serve four years or more at an annual salary typically from $130,000 to $180,000.
  • Parties in pension suit return to court amid settlement deal

    The legal battle over the state's 2011 public pension system overhaul moved forward in court Thursday, even as some of the plaintiffs are agreeing to settle. Lawyers for the public employees and retirees who are suing and the state's attorneys returned...

    Onus is on you to get Social Security benefits you deserve

    Onus is on you to get Social Security benefits you deserve
    Many good books have been written about getting the most out of Social Security, and I have reviewed several of them. Add a new title to the shelf: "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security" by Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller...

    Family finances: There's still time to fund IRAs for 2014

    Family finances: There's still time to fund IRAs for 2014
    You can make contributions as late as April 15. 1. Take it to the limit. Workers younger than age 50 may save up to $5,500 in a traditional IRA, a Roth or a combination of the two. If you were 50 or older at the end of last year, the ceiling is $6,500....

    How young women can bridge retirement savings gap

    How young women can bridge retirement savings gap
    Saving enough money for retirement can be daunting for anyone. But a growing body of research shows that women in particular lack the confidence to plan for old age. According to the latest annual retirement survey by financial services firm...