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News on Retirement continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Can You Afford to Leap Into Early Retirement?

Early retirement can provide more time for athletics and other leisure activities.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

6 hrs ago | Reuters

N.J. Governor Christie creates public pension study commission

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday created a panel to recommend reforms to the state's pension and health benefits for retired public employees.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Governors, Chris Christie

9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Some Public Pension Funds Making Big Bets On Hedge Funds

Hedge funds are often secretive investment firms led by supposedly super-smart fund managers.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | Government Executive

Retirement Savings Funds Hit a Slump in July

The federal employee retirement savings plan ended July on a down note, with all but one of its funds in the red for the month.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

3 Harmful Mistakes You Can Make When Saving for Retirement

Retirement planning takes discipline and hard work. Even the best-laid plans can fall by the wayside, and even the most dedicated retirement savers make a few mistakes.

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17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

GM Canada agrees to restore retirement health and benefits under agreement

An employee works on a Cadillac model at the General Motors Oshawa assembly plant in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Auto Dealers

20 hrs ago | Marietta Times

MC will cut retirement benefits ...

After gathering feedback from employees through an online forum in July, Marietta College announced to staff that the school will be slashing retirement contributions by 50 percent, from 8 percent to 4 percent, for the upcoming school year.

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22 hrs ago | Investopedia

Retirement Travel: Good And Good For You

The Global Coalition on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies recently released a report titled " Journey to Healthy Aging: Planning for Travel in Retirement ."

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Retirement: Stop Trading And Start Investing

What are you trying to accomplish as an investor, really? It could be the most important question you will ever ask yourself, at least it terms of your money.

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Investopedia

Longevity Insurance for a Comfortable Retirement

Hopefully you've already started planning and saving for your retirement , no matter what your current age.

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US News & World Report

5 Little-Known Ways to Boost Your Retirement Savings

Saving for retirement is no easy task. Fortunately, we have several tools and strategies that can help us reach our retirement goals.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, IRA

US News & World Report

How to Be Happier in Retirement

Much of what is written about retirement planning focuses on investing. I am guilty of contributing to the volume of that literature.

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Christian Science Monitor

Retirement planning? Know what your goals are.

Geeta Chandran checks on the flowers in her garden at ShantiNiketan, a retirement community for people from India, in Tavares, Fla.

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WLUC-TV Negaunee

Ishpeming to update water and sewage systems after spending millions in repairs

Ishpeming is planning to update their water and sewage infrastructures after this past winter exposed the futility of the current systems.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NOLA.com

DA Walter Reed used public money to pad his own retirement, records show

St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed used public money to pay for a supplemental retirement plan for himself and a few of his selected employees that netted Reed $37,586 in retirement contributions in 2011 alone, according to records provided to NOLA.com Under the special plan, which lasted from 2006 to 2012, the district attorney's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Globe and Mail

Don't count on a pension to stay afloat in retirement

It's not enough to just put money away for retirement, Rob Carrick writes. You also have to find out what kind of income your current savings regimen will buy when you retire.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension

Canada Online Explorer

How much is in your retirement wallet?

A pension through your work can represent a substantial part of your retirement income, particularly if it is a defined benefit pension plan.

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SFGate

San Jose's Democratic mayor backs Republican for state controller

"Ashley Swearengin and I have worked together as part of the Big Ten Mayors, a bipartisan group organized to focus on statewide issues impacting our residents and taxpayers," Reed said in a statement.

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MarketWatch

Robert Powell's Retirement Portfolio: Why retirement savers need more stocks, less bonds

Rob Arnott, the chairman of Research Affiliates, recently published research suggesting that retirement investors should boost their stock allocation and decrease their bond allocation as they age.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Woolies in financial services push

The trade mark essentially protects Woolworths naming rights to a universe of financial services, but doesn't necessarily mean it will make use of all of them.

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