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2 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

Public Retirement Account Debate Gets Heated

Should the government require employers to give their employees an option to invest in a retirement fund run by state officials? Republican lawmakers say "no" while Democratic lawmakers are moving forward with mandating employers to offer their employees the option of participating in a state-run retirement trust fund.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US News, Health, AARP, New Haven, CT

6 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Minding the tax bite in fund investing

For many investors with mutual funds in a taxable account, it was tougher this year than last.

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Related Topix: Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, IRA

10 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Ottawa opens door to new shared-risk pension plans

Minister of State Kevin Sorenson speaks at the launch of "Talk With Our Kids About Money Day" at Immaculata High School April 15, 2014 in Ottawa.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Canada

13 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

West Tennessee Healthcare cuts jobs, offers early retirement incentives

West Tennessee Healthcare is facing financial insecurities that have resulted in early retirement incentives for employees and the elimination of about 10 staff positions in the past 60 days.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Madison County, TN, Jackson, TN

Wed Apr 23, 2014

USA Today

Vanguard CEO: Challenges saving for retirement

F. William McNabb III -- known as Bill at Vanguard -- has been CEO of the Malvern, Pa., mutual fund powerhouse since 2008.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Malvern, PA, 9, Social Security, Autos

Canada.com

Canadians plan to spend an average of $15,000 on their weddings

Canadians planning to tie the knot expect to spend an average of $15,000 on their big day, but many don't think they'll be able to foot the entire bill, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Personal Finance

MarketWatch

Retirement: Getting by on $1 million

That's a snippet from the movie "The Social Network," on the topic of Facebook and Silicon Valley culture, but for some affluent earners it could just as well be applied to retirement savings.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, MarketWatch, Social Security

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Policy group dives into retirement savings

The BPC, an influential think tank in the nation's capital, formed a 18-member commission that will exhaustively study the problem and then make policy recommendations for Congress and the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, US Politics, Kent Conrad, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Noozhawk

Bibi Taylor: Women Face Challenges in Planning for Retirement

Because their careers are often interrupted to care for children or elderly parents, women may spend less time in the workforce and earn less money than men in the same age group.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Pension, Social Security, Mutual Funds, Financial Markets

Townhall

Dave Says: Forget the Kid's College Fund; Save for Retirement First

I noticed that your Baby Steps list puts saving for retirement before saving for your kid's college fund.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Kids, Family, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Island Packet

Audit: SC pension agency doesn't overpay in fees

The review by Funston Advisory Services is the latest to find no evidence of criminal or ethical wrongdoing at the Retirement System Investment Commission despite years of accusations by Treasurer Curtis Loftis.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

SFGate

Investors Can Learn Crucial Lessons From The Two Sides Of Every Trade

Every trade has two sides, writes Steve Utkus a principal and director of the Vanguard Center for Retirement Research.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Business News

The New Rochelle Daily Voice

Stepinac High To Dedicate Lab To Longtime Teacher

Archbishop Stepinac High School recently announced that it will dedicate a new physics lab to longtime faculty member Ron Tedesco to recognize his achievements throughout his 50 years during a retirement reception on Thursday, May 8. "After teaching physics for so many years at Stepinac, I am deeply touched with this recognition from the school," ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tarrytown, NY

USA Today

Why even $1M may not be enough for retirement

Newly redesigned $100 notes lay in stacks at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on May 20, 2013, in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Paramus, NJ, Home, Mortgage

Hispanic Business

Single dad debuts book on investing for retirement, college and special needs trust

One strategic period is now. The phrase 'Sell in May and go away' is true. The stock market as a whole is positioned to enter its losing season or will stay flat for the next six months.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

MarketWatch

Outside the Box: Small DRIPs form big puddles of money for retirement

A sluggish U.S. economy coupled with a bull market in stocks has left everyday Americans confused about how to save and invest for the long haul.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Myrtle Beach Online

The Journey: A retirement planner retires and lays out her strategy

After 18 years with an investment firm and a banking career before that, Christine Fahlund is finally getting a chance to practice the preaching.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Business News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bicester Advertiser

Average pension income 8,774: Poll

The average annual income drops by two-thirds upon retirement and the average person retires with an annual income almost a quarter less than the minimum wage, according to a major financial provider.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, Mortgage, Home

WBIR-TV Knoxville

The "Ideal" Retirement AgeThe "Ideal" Retirement AgeMaybe 65 isn't...

For decades, people have been told that age 65 is the year they are "supposed" to retire, but that may not always be the case.

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Related Topix: Social Security

Business Journal

Boomers: Think about 'pension-izing' your retirement

Everywhere we look these days we are bombarded with messages about saving for retirement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension, 401K

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