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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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

USA Today

Finding a 'magic number' for retirement savings

Conventional wisdom has been that saving for a $1 million nest egg, or retirement income of 80% your current salary, is a good safety net.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Wichita, KS, Mortgage, Social Security

The Miami Herald

Airwaves heat up in race for Michigan governor

Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Jennifer Granholm, Personal Finance

MarketWatch

Can you afford retirement? 5 ways to make sure

Retirement is hard work these days. How do you generate enough income in a world where the S&P 500 yields roughly 2% and 10-year Treasury notes offer 2A1 2%? Suppose you retire at age 65, at which point you're eligible for $20,000 a year in Social Security retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Mortgage, Pension, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Couple needs to get back on track to a comfortable retirement

When Stuart first applied for a Financial Facelift last year, he was feeling uneasy because the company he worked for had run into financial difficulty.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Facelifts, Mutual Funds, Pension

Fox News

How to Save for Retirement While in Your 20s

At age 24, I recently started a job working for a corporation. I'm interested in individual retirement accounts.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mutual Funds, Business News

JD Supra

Healthcare Reform in the U.S. Territories; Prepayment of Taxes for Puerto Rico Retirement Plans

The summer of 2014 has brought further guidance for health plan coverage in the U.S. territories and for retirement plan coverage in Puerto Rico.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

Christian Science Monitor

Retirement planning: Look before you leap with account withdrawals

Freshly-cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Personal Finance, Law, Employment / Labor Law

WMUR-TV Manchester

Money Matters: Understanding retirement plan fees

Do you know what fees may be associated with your 401 plan? Knowing these fees can help you understand how your plan is managed and provide insight as to how you invest your money.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

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