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10 min ago | Denver Post

Great-West Financial completes acquisition of J.P. Morgan Retirement

The deal brings 200 clients with approximately 1.9 million participants and $167 billion assets under the Great-West umbrella, along with 1,000 employees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

4 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Time for utility execs to start worrying: Thomas Elias

Executives of California's large privately owned utility companies don't usually have to worry about much.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Personal Finance, August, CA, Opinion

8 hrs ago | The Age

Mining tax? Good riddance

At last one of history's most idiotic pieces of legislation, the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, has found a use.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Personal Finance,

12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Super increases slowed under MRRT deal

The retirement nest eggs of most Australians are not going to be nearly as big after the Abbott government struck a deal with the Palmer United Party for the repeal of the mining tax.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WWL-TV New Orleans

Private law practice paid hundreds of thousands for work with St. Tammany schools

The private law firm of one of the highest-paid assistant district attorneys in the St. Tammany Parish District Attorney's Office is making hundreds of thousands of dollars off of a contract with the St. Tammany Parish School District.

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Scotsman.com

Comment: For comfort in retirement, do homework

From April 2015 savers aged 55+ will be able to access the entirety of their pension pot.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Pensions & Investments

An overview of the largest retirement funds

An interactive look of 10 years' data of the largest retirement funds from P&I/Towers Watson World 300 survey.

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Channelnewsasia.com

PM Lee talks CPF and retirement adequacy in first radio Q&A

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong taking call-in questions from members of the public on Capital 95.8FM SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the Government is prepared to study the issue of private housing and how to monetise it for retirees - similar to the existing Lease Buyback Scheme for seniors to unlock the value of their HDB flats.

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Related Topix: Lee Hsien Loong, Personal Finance, Southeast Asia, Singapore, World News

WTOP-FM Washington

5 retirement planning must-haves

To help assure a smooth transition into retired life it is important to take a close look at how well prepared you are.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage

The Washington Post

Investors Kept Waiting for Stock Binge From Japan's GPIF

The world's largest retirement fund held back from plowing into Japanese equities last quarter, its investment results signaled, even as the market rebounded in anticipation of purchases.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Pension, Business News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tamsyn Parker: Are you too old to get a mortgage?

In 1970 the average age of a first home buyer was 25 years old but these days it's more likely to be mid-30s.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Home Buying

Door Reminder

Don't let your 401(k) retire before you do

A growing number of retirement savers who consistently participate in 401 plans are putting their money in target-date funds.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Daily Herald

From working dog to family pet: Police dogs in retirement

Shane loves tug-of-war. He walks around his backyard with a tug toy or a deflated ball in his mouth, ready to play.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Drugs, Gurnee, IL, Waukegan, IL, Aurora, IL, Kane County, IL

USA Today

3 reasons not to raid your retirement accounts

Life's little surprises tend to be painfully expensive. No matter how carefully you plan and save for a rainy day, sometimes your financial umbrella just isn't big enough.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, IRA

The Motley Fool

5 Retirement Quotes to Make You a Smarter Investor

For many investors, the "finish line" is often viewed as reaching their goal of retirement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, IRA

The New Zealand Herald

Claire Matthews: Why must politicians tinker with KiwiSaver?

The announced policies from National, Labour and NZ First all seek to use KiwiSaver for non-retirement related purposes.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Barron's

A Retirement Where Risk Rewards

In 2006, Barron's published an essay I wrote about retiring comfortably with less than $1 million.

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Switched

Past Performance Teaches Us Plenty About Saving For Future Retirement

Investment types often trot out the cautionary phrase, "past performance does not necessarily predict future results."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, Social Security, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Gaston Gazette

Planning to take early retirement? Read their story first

She misses her full-time job in the Register of Deeds office at the Gaston County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Gaston County, NC, Social Security, Mortgage

The Brattleboro Reformer

Baby Boomers and retirement

The nation's workforce has experienced some traumatic events over the past five years.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Opinion

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