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43 min ago | MarketWatch

Retirement Weekly: New and noteworthy

PowerShares has filed a revised registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an exchange-traded fund focused on variable-rate securities.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Financial Markets

4 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

Gansler sues BP over April 2010 oil spill

Attorney General Doug Gansler sued BP Friday, alleging the company's oil spill four years ago led to millions in losses for Maryland's pension system.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Pension, Personal Finance

8 hrs ago | Westland Observer

Democrat Schauer calls public education top priority, unveils school plan

Democratiic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer and running mate Lisa Brown talk about education during a news conference in Lansing Wednesday, April 16. / Rod Sanford / Lansing State Journal LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer said Wednesday he would make education funding his top budget priority, but was short on specifics ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | WHTC

Detroit general retirement pension fund agrees to cuts in settlement

The General Retirement System board voted Wednesday in favor of a monthly 4.5-percent reduction in pension checks and the elimination of annual cost of living adjustments for its members.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

17 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Saving for retirement could cost you $400k

A worker who saves 10% of her salary in a 401 every year for 40 years is pretty much a model citizen in the Republic of Personal Financial Responsibility.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Apr 17, 2014

USA Today

Why $1M may not fill your retirement nest egg

So, you've been saving like a miser to prepare for retirement. In fact, you've pinched pennies and banked a cool $1 million.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Paramus, NJ, Autos


4 biggest mistakes of retirement savers

Cliff N. Goldstein is a member of the personal finance team at NerdWallet , an unbiased source of tools and information aimed at helping consumers make smarter financial decisions.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, NerdWallet, Asheville, NC, IRA

CBS Local

Mizeur Calls For Legal Physician-Assisted Suicide, State-Run Retirement Savings Plan

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Del. Heather Mizeur wants to legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients and implement a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Health, Long Term Care

How To Catch Up On Your Retirement Savings

We are all looking forward to a time when we can relax and enjoy ourselves without worrying about such trivial things as getting up early or finishing a report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, 401K

Albany Times Union

This Brilliant Pyramid Outlines The 6 Steps To Financial Success

It's the ranking of primary human needs for psychological well-being as described by American psychologist Abraham Harold Maslow, and is usually illustrated not unlike the old-school food pyramid: The financial blogger known only as Mister Squirrel recently shared his own version of Maslow's hierarchy: the path to financial success.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Winthrop Poll: SC on Graham, Obama, retirement money and aging

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Representative Tim Scott, US House of Representatives, Personal Finance, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, South Carolina Government

The New Zealand Herald

KiwiSaver tax rates need fixing - savings lobby

New Zealand's tax system heavily penalises KiwiSaver while offering massive tax breaks to property investors and needs to change, says savings lobbyist the Financial Services Council.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Personal Finance

Detroit News

Michigan will give Detroit retirement funds $350M up front if retirees approve deal

The state will give Detroit's retirement funds a $350 million lump-sum payment if retirees approve a grand bargain to soften pension cuts and shield the Detroit Institute of Arts from creditors, The News has learned.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Baltimore News

Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Health, Long Term Care

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

IA Gov. Branstad Will Release 2013 Tax Returns

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa, Personal Finance

KXLY-TV Spokane

Detroit reaches deal limiting pension cuts

Detroit's emergency manager and two major pension funds for 23,000 retirees hammered out tentative deals on Tuesday, marking a major step forward in the city's efforts to exit bankruptcy.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Daily Mail

James Coney: Insurers launch a personal attack on pensions reforms...

'Everyone will be offered free, impartial face-to-face advice.' Those were the words of the Chancellor in this year's Budget as he unveiled reforms on how we can take our pensions.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fort Worth police group calls for city policy to account for "the human factor"

Donations continue to pour in for a Fort Worth police officer with terminal cancer who plans to "purchase time" from the city so she can retire early with full health benefits.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

CBC News

Teachers face higher retirement age under new pension deal

Teachers in New Brunswick will have to retire later and teachers who are already retired may not always get cost-of-living increases under a new pension deal with the provincial government.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Go Local

Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown

With a September trial date for Rhode Island's pension reform lawsuit looming just months away following failed mediation efforts, GoLocal talked with leaders in the state for their views on what now is the best case -- or worst case -- scenario.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Cranston, RI