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2 hrs ago | Detroit News

Michigan will give Detroit retirement funds $350M up front if retirees approve deal

The state will give Detroit's retirement funds a $350 million lump-sum payment if retirees approve a grand bargain to soften pension cuts and shield the Detroit Institute of Arts from creditors, The News has learned.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Economics News, Bankruptcy

7 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Del. Heather Mizeur, who is running for Maryland governor, has proposed a state-run retirement savings program to help workers who don't have retirement plans from their employers.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Health, Long Term Care

10 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

IA Gov. Branstad Will Release 2013 Tax Returns

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is releasing his tax returns, something he's done every year he's served as governor to promote transparency.


Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa Government, Iowa, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Detroit reaches deal limiting pension cuts

Detroit's emergency manager and two major pension funds for 23,000 retirees hammered out tentative deals on Tuesday, marking a major step forward in the city's efforts to exit bankruptcy.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy

15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

James Coney: Insurers launch a personal attack on pensions reforms...

'Everyone will be offered free, impartial face-to-face advice.' Those were the words of the Chancellor in this year's Budget as he unveiled reforms on how we can take our pensions.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Fort Worth police group calls for city policy to account for "the human factor"

Donations continue to pour in for a Fort Worth police officer with terminal cancer who plans to "purchase time" from the city so she can retire early with full health benefits.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

CBC News

Teachers face higher retirement age under new pension deal

Teachers in New Brunswick will have to retire later and teachers who are already retired may not always get cost-of-living increases under a new pension deal with the provincial government.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

Go Local

Rhode Island Pension Reform Showdown

With a September trial date for Rhode Island's pension reform lawsuit looming just months away following failed mediation efforts, GoLocal talked with leaders in the state for their views on what now is the best case -- or worst case -- scenario.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Cranston, RI


DeWaay settles with Labor Department over retirement plan recommendations

Famed financial adviser Donald Gene DeWaay Jr. has reached a settlement with the Labor Department to pay $341,487 to 68 retirement plans following federal investigations into some of his firm's sales.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Alabama Live

DeBriere overhaul almost complete, and a Mobile retirement community earns elite...

MOBILE, Alabama - If you notice more than construction crews and other local craftsmen milling about 56 St. Emanuel St. downtown, it's just the new tenants getting settled in after months of extensive renovations to the historic DeBriere building.


Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Personal Finance

Myrtle Beach Online

Getting Started: What's the 1st step toward planning for retirement?

QUESTION: I am 27 and have a bit of money saved that I haven't touched for years.


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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Inside Money: New rules spell death for super

Even in the pre-KiwiSaver era, New Zealand's workplace superannuation was moribund but, as one industry consult put it, the latest Financial Market Conduct Act regulations, are "the final nail in its coffin".


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Opinion

Albany Times Union

Mutual Fund Investors Love To Chase Returns, And Its Costing Them

Past experience often dictates investment behavior. "An average equity mutual fund investor tends to buy when past returns are high and sell otherwise.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association - College Retirement Equities Fund, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Nuveen Investments, Financial Markets

WTVF Nashville

Robert Rizzo, accused in Bell fraud, gets prison

The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.


Related Topix: Prison, Tax, Personal Finance, The Goldfinch, Books, Gay/Lesbian

FOX19 Cincinnati

Reduce your taxes for next year

The filing of an annual tax return can be a real eye opener. With April being Financial Literacy Month, in addition to prime tax season, now is a good time to look at ways to save on next year's taxes.


Related Topix: Tax, Personal Finance, IRA

Myrtle Beach Online

TIAA-CREF buying Nuveen for $6.25B

Nuveen has about $221 billion in assets under management, bringing TIAA-CREF's total to about $800 billion.


Related Topix: Nuveen Investments, Financial Services, Investment Services, Personal Finance, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Silicon Alley Insider

Fred Wilson Q&a: The Legendary Investor Talks Retirement, Tumblr's...

It took Fred Wilson 10 years to become what he calls a "half-way decent" venture capitalist.


Related Topix: Tumblr, Personal Finance, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Robert Powell: Retirement: Help your employees, help yourself

There are 23 million or so small businesses in the U.S., employing an estimated 50 million workers-and most of them don't have a retirement plan in place.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Small Business, Pension, MarketWatch, Startups

The Age

Is your super under supervision?

It's often said we pay a lot for superannuation. But how much? Well, research firm Rainmaker estimates Australians paid $18.6 billion in fees for their retirement savings to be managed last financial year.


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

Silver City Sun-News

Learning about fees charged to your 401(k) could take serious sleuthing

"Sorry to say there isn't an easy answer to where to find all expenses on retirement accounts, which is definitely part of the problem," says Jennifer Erickson, co-author of a new study of 401 fees by the Center for American Progress.


Related Topix: Personal Finance