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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

KiwiSaver: Transferring UK pension a thorny issue

Your KiwiSaver provider must be a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme in order to accept your UK pension transfer.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

6 hrs ago | Deseret News

The Journey: Trust in the trust to keep your estate out of probate

State laws vary, but most don't give inheritance "standing," or priority, to siblings, said William Kirchick, a partner in the Boston office of law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP.


Related Topix: IRA, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | NBC12

Medicare hospital fund to last 4 years longer

Medicare's finances are looking brighter, the government said Monday. The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

11 hrs ago | Deseret News

All families need to have the financial 'talk'

It's the talk between elderly parents and their adult children about the parents' finances.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Personal Finance

16 hrs ago |

The One Thing You Should Do To Get A Raise

Most employees would love to see more money in their paychecks. Who couldn't use more cash for retirement savings, a college fund or to pay down debt? Turns out, there's a move that results in a raise for two-thirds of the workers who try it.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Raleigh, NC, Financial Services

20 hrs ago |

Parker: An alternative to Social Security

But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree - the victim - and the timid, in how we're approaching these challenges.


Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Tips for an Early Retirement

Live well below your means, both while you're working and while you're retired. Maintain a simple, low-cost, diversified investment portfolio with ample exposure to stocks.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, Home, Mortgage

The Age

Prime Trust director gave false evidence

Liberal Party powerbroker Peter Clarke has admitted giving untrue evidence under oath during a lawsuit that found he and others who controlled $500 million retirement village flop Prime Trust breached their duties, a court has heard.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Motley Fool

3 Retirement Secrets You Need to Know

According to a new study by Boston College's Center for Retirement Research, more than half of U.S. households are at serious risk of not having enough money to retire comfortably.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Boston College, Financial Markets

Christian Science Monitor

Retirement with mortgage loans? Why some keep debt for tax deductions.

A home is seen for sale July 30, 2013 in Gilbert, Ariz. Adults carrying mortgage loans may plan to keep the mortgage loans to use it for tax deductions.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Gilbert, AZ

Retirement: 5 Things You're Doing Wrong

The problem is psychological. You probably save more than most, but do you know it's enough? You also probably have a good idea of what you need to retire , but are you sure? That lack of certainty is what feeds the feeling that you'll miss the target, or that some unforeseen event will rise up and push your retirement years down the line.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Services

Eagle River author pens new book

Behind her the valley stretches wide and far, and out in the distance two eagles float across the sky.


Related Topix: Eagle-River, AK, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Personal Finance

Dallas Morning News

Sizing up your 401

How many employers are wasting the money they spend on employee match contributions? And how much can a cost-efficient plan add to your retirement security? Those questions came to mind as I spent more time examining The 401 Averages Book, the publication I discussed in last week's column.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mutual Funds, IRA, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Advice for a happy retirement

In 2012, there were 43.1 million Americans age 65 and older. By 2050, that number is expected to reach 83.7 million, according to two recent reports from the U.S. Census Bureau.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Pension

Inside Bay Area

How much income will that 401(k) generate?

The retirement savings industry wants you to instead think about the monthly paycheck the account can generate.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Services, BlackRock, Investment Services, Pension

Marshall Independent

Create a plan to cover the necessities of retirement

What's going to happen when your paycheck stops? It's one of the biggest questions that people nearing retirement have.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Pension

Lowell Sun

Lowell Retirement Board refunds ex-library worker

The city's Retirement Board voted 5-0 Friday to refund former library assistant Diane Cloutier the funds she paid into the Retirement System.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Libraries

Q&A on New Jersey's public employee pensions

Even ahead of his announcement, the political debate has ramped up. Christie's summertime town-hall style meetings are called "No Pain, No Gain" and are addressing pensions.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Chris Christie, US Governors, Tax, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Globe and Mail

Annuities vs RRIFs: six questions answered

Last week's article compared an annuity's payout with that of a registered retirement income fund and concluded that "annuities deserve more of a role in retirement planning."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

The Winnipeg Free Press

Couple needs 'simpler' retirement plan

The middle-aged couple with no children own three properties. Yet lately, one of their two income properties has been a source of stress, and they're considering selling it and buying another that may come with fewer headaches.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt