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6 min ago | Rock FM

Self-Employment 'Is A Ticking Time Bomb'

The rise of self-employed workers risks a 'pension ticking time bomb' for blue collar workers, a union has warned.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

1 hr ago | CBC News

Pension protests underway in Montreal and Quebec City

Union leaders called for calm Wednesday as hundreds of municipal employees took to the streets of Montreal and Quebec City to protest against proposed pension reforms.

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5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Many Americans who left labor force want to return to work if economy improves

Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Howell, MI

6 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Pension change pushes teachers to retire

Take, for example, Greenfield Central Junior High. This year, the principal and nine of the 40 teachers are new to the school.

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8 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Court got it right with pension decisions

Pension policy can be insidious. Seemingly small benefit changes turn costly over time.

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9 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Baltimore County, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Baltimore, MD

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Lump-sum pension option gets 1st OK The Knoxville City Council...

The Knoxville City Council approved the first reading of a charter amendment proposal that could give a retiree the choice to receive his pension in one-lump sum.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

Town of Fortville owes $2300 in fines for late pension payments

The good news for the town of Fortville is they are all caught up with back payments owed to the state's pension program.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Committee approves higher pension calculations

The committee of the California Public Employees' Retirement System board voted 6-2 in favor of adding nearly 100 types of supplemental pay that can be used for calculating pension benefits for public employees hired after Jan. 1, 2013.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Jerry Brown, US Governors

Dallas Morning News

Rudolph Bush: Dallas Police and Fire Pension posts anemic 4.4% return after predicting 13 percent

This is worse than we feared. The Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund had already warned members to expect less than the predicted 13 percent return the system's management hoped for in 2013.

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WBRZ

Jindal supports reversal of Edmonson pension boost

Gov. Bobby Jindal believes the last-minute passage of a pension hike for his state police superintendent, Col.

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Bellingham Herald

Florida pension plan posts strong year

The State Board of Administration released preliminary numbers Tuesday showing that the Florida Retirement System plan grew 17.4 percent in the last fiscal year.

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Capital Soup

FRS Pension Plan Posts Another Year of Strong Investment Performance

The State Board of Administration of Florida released preliminary investment performance figures for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014 showing the FRS Pension Plan earning a 17.40% return, beating its benchmark of 17.02%, and ending the year with a market value of $149.1 billion.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Florida pension plan posts strong year

The State Board of Administration released preliminary numbers Tuesday showing that the Florida Retirement System plan grew 17.4 percent in the last fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Personal Finance

Business Journal

ComputerSearch, PPS Pensions to work jointly

Two of the region's longest-standing professional services companies - one focusing on payroll, the other specializing in retirement plans - have agreed to become partners in order to expand their service capabilities.

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Scotsman.com

Comment: 'Yes' vote means leaving pension security

A YES vote means leaving the security and certainty of a benefits system built up across the UK over more than a century, writes Gregg McClymont The United Kingdom introduced the first state pension 106 years ago.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Conservatives (UK), Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland, Social Security

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Hamptons' Police Chief, 53, Retires on $142,000/year Pension and $400,000 Sick-Day Bonus

OK, so the Hamptons in Long Island are the playground of the rich and loaded, but check this out: The 53-year-old retiring police chief of Westhampton is pulling a $142,000 pension, plus a one-time payout of over $400,000 for unused sick days, personal days, and vacation.

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This Is London

Insurance firms face 1bn pension cap bill, warns Royal London

The Government's plans to cap fees paid by savers in pension schemes could end up costing the insurance industry A 1 billion, the boss of giant mutual Royal London warned today.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

CalPERS' pension rules would OK 99 types of extra pay to count toward pensions

More than a year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law he said would tamp down pension spiking, the state's biggest public pension fund is on the verge of adopting rules critics say would undermine its intent.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Jerry Brown, US Governors, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retirement, Education Etc.

The Fresno Bee

CalPERSa pension rules would OK 99 types of extra pay to count toward pensions

The CalPERS board is considering nearly a hundred types of pay to be considered when calculating pensions for state and local government employees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Retirement, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services, Pacheco, CA

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