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    The best US cities for retirement

    A new report by the Milken Institute ranks U.S. cities on factors that affect the quality of life for older adults.

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    We saved $120K by stretching an IRA inheritance

    All too often, most non-spouse beneficiaries make the mistake of accepting lump sum inheritances without realizing that it often pushes you into a higher tax bracket. Robert Garfield shares how his family saved $120,000 in taxes by stretching their IRA inheritance.

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    We saved $120K by stretching an IRA inheritance

    All too often, most non-spouse beneficiaries make the mistake of accepting lump sum inheritances without realizing that it often pushes you into a higher tax bracket. Robert Garfield shares how his family saved $120,000 in taxes by stretching their IRA inheritance.

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  • Is Your Retirement Portfolio's Asset Allocation on Track?

    Some guidance on setting--and not forgetting--your portfolio's stock/bond/cash mix.

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  • How to Keep Risk From Draining Your Retirement Savings

    An overly aggressive investing strategy threatened to derail Maurice Greer's retirement plans. Here's how he can get back on track without blowing his timeline.

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  • Medicare to transform how it pays doctors and hospitals

    The Obama administration outlined ambitious new goals Monday to transform over the next four years the way that the gargantuan Medicare program pays doctors and hospitals, rewarding providers that achieve ...

    Los Angeles Times
  • [$$] Supreme Court Rules Against Union Retirees in Benefits Case

    The Supreme Court ruled ambiguous provisions in union contracts shouldn’t automatically be interpreted in favor of workers, giving a chemical manufacturer another chance to terminate lifetime health-care ...

    The Wall Street Journal
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  • Medicare payments to be tied to quality, HHS says

    In its first-such move, the Department of Health and Human Services says it will tie 30% of fee-for-service Medicare payments to quality, not quantity next year.

    MarketWatch
  • Corporate Boards Shouldn't Be Retirement Homes

    They are the “new unemployables,” Boston College researchers declared a couple of years ago. What piqued my interest in this subject was an article by Bloomberg’s Craig Giammona last week about the death of the 95-year-old chairman of Tootsie Roll Industries, and his replacement by his 82 (or…

    Bloomberg
  • Medicare To Make 'Historic' Shift In Payments, Health Insurers Mixed

    Health insurance companies were mixed Monday following news that the Obama administration will make a “historic” shift in how Medicare pays doctors and hospitals. The new payment methodology hopes to move ...

    Benzinga
  • White House Plans To Shift Medicare Away From Fee-For-Service; 50% Of Payments Tied To Quality By 2018

    The Obama administration will push Medicare payment rapidly away from fee-for-service medicine within four years, outlining a plan to have half of all Medicare dollars paid by to doctors and hospitals via “alternative” reimbursement models by the end of 2018. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human…

    Forbes
  • HHS to tie Medicare payments to quality, not quantity

    LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Medicare payments will be more closely tied to quality, not quantity, under a new program announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HHS Secretary ...

    MarketWatch
  • Feds to tie more Medicare payments to 'value'

    The Obama administration said more Medicare payments will be linked to the value given patients, as opposed to a fee for services.

    CNBC
  • How these 5 Americans planned their perfect retirement abroad

    Fantasizing about retiring in another country isn't easy. Here's how 5 successful retirees did it:

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  • How to make long-term care insurance more affordable

    One way is to increase “elimination periods.”

    MarketWatch
  • Ellison’s Oracle Facing Pension Fund Comp Challenge

    Catherine Jackson, senior advisor at PGGM Responsible Investment, discusses a challenge against Oracle’s board over the compensation of chairman and co-founder Larry Ellison. She speaks on “Market Makers.” ...

    Bloomberg
  • Retirement Crisis: Plan Today, Provide for Tomorrow

    Chuck Ellis, managing partner at Ellis Associates, offers tips on boosting funds as you plan for your retirement. He speaks on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

    Bloomberg
  • Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA: Which Is Right for You?

    Of course, that day is long gone, and Americans are faced with daunting choices about their retirement savings. When saving for retirement outside of an employer-sponsored qualified plan such as a 401(k) or 403(b), many Americans choose an individual retirement account, which offers tax…

    U.S.News & World Report