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Confidence in US Retirement Savings Reaches Record Low

March 20, 2013, 9:29 pm

Despite a surging stock market, Americans are feeling less confident than ever about the size of their retirement accounts.

Shen Yun ‘Spectacular’, ‘Unique’, and ‘Among the clouds’ Say Retired Finance Workers

March 11, 2013, 7:48 pm

Shen Yun “reaches into your heart”, she said, and it “is working against the red devil”.

The Value of Old Age

January 9, 2013, 3:28 am

Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and scientist, advocates that there is much to learn from traditional societies’ treatment and view of the elderly, although he [...]

Retiring Senator Kent Conrad Advocates Fiscal Balance

December 25, 2012, 2:07 am

One week after his farewell retirement speech, Sen. Kent Conrad, spoke at the National Press Club Newsmaker on his perspective of the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

Retirement Fund Facts, Distortions, and Rumors

November 21, 2012, 10:14 pm

The fact is that Social Security isn’t going bankrupt, nor is bankruptcy really possible as the system is currently set up.

Jesse Jackson Jr. Steps Down From Congress

November 21, 2012, 9:30 pm

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) said that he would step down from office, submitting a letter of resignation to House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday.

Understanding the Roth 401(k)

July 12, 2012, 3:58 am

The account grows tax-free, with withdrawals following retirement not subject to income tax.

Study Finds Trouble in State Pension Systems

June 20, 2012, 1:16 am

States are not saving enough money to fund their obligations to retirees for health care and pension payments, according to a study released on June 19 by Pew Center.

China’s Plan to Raise Retirement Age Draws Public’s Ire

June 14, 2012, 2:57 am

China’s recent decision to raise the official retirement age will save billions of yuan each year, but is drawing strong opposition from the public.

Active Retirement Ireland Celebrates European Year for Active Ageing

May 24, 2012, 12:46 pm

The benefits of active ageing were highlighted as Active Retirement Ireland held a day of celebrations for the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity Between Generations.


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