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Three in four American workers say they intend to work past retirement age. Slightly more of them say it’s because they want to do so, not because they have to, according to a new poll from Gallup. Among employed Americans, 40% said they will...
Tags: Career and Workplace, Employees
With the city retirement system short hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded liabilities, officials say they are likely to begin requiring municipal employees to contribute to their pensions. "Pretty much everyone is in agreement that it's fair,"...
Kiplinger's Money PowerYou can't anticipate at age 25 what your final salary will be at retirement -- and therefore you can't know what 85 percent of your ending salary will be (that's the benchmark retirement analysts generally say you should set to maintain your standard of...
Pennsylvania's pension crisis is about to hit state homeowners and taxpayers, and the results won't be pretty. The state's two pension systems — for state government workers and public school employees — are, together, more than $47...
The Providence JournalMore baby boomers are pushing back their retirements and working longer, even as the recovery of the stock market replenishes portfolios that were depleted during the recession. The reason: health care expenses. The cost of medical care for a 65-year-...
La Crosse Tribune, Wis.The federal budget shouldn't undermine Social Security in the quest to control the deficit, says the executive director of the Wisconsin Alliance for Retired Americans. "Social Security should be a separate discussion from the federal budget to make...
— As Illinois lawmakers weigh a pair of competing pension reform plans this spring, a big factor they're considering is how much each approach would save the beleaguered state treasury. Illinois already spends more on government worker...
Dear Liz: A few years ago I finished paying off my debt and now am in the very low-risk credit category. I have savings equal to about three months' worth of bills and am working to get that to six months' worth. I'm wondering, though, about an...
The retirement crisis is deepening, with recent generations of Americans less financially prepared for their golden years than their parents or grandparents, according to a new study. The study by the Pew Charitable Trusts suggests that people who...
Tags: Career and Workplace
Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.Changes to the state's pension plan should save Daviess Fiscal Court hundreds of thousands of dollars during the next 20 years. State Rep. Tommy Thompson told Fiscal Court on Thursday that the pension reform plan passed this spring will mean that the...
Tags: Career and Workplace, Punishment, Employees, Prisons, 401K
When Harold Seybert retired a few years ago, money wasn't his biggest challenge. After a 35-year career building an East Coast supermarket chain, a rise that required 15-hour workdays, he had to come to grips with what he had missed at home. "I was...
The Philadelphia InquirerIn the guise of a solution, Gov. Corbett's pension reform plan would make the problem worse. It would weaken employee retirement funds, eventually cost taxpayers $179 million more a year, and add $5 billion to unfunded pension liabilities by 2019, and...
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