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    How Wall Street may threaten your pension

    Most people with a pension probably don't think much about the fees assessed to manage their retirement money. But maybe they should. Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman and Bloomberg's Neil Weinberg discuss.

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    How Social Security benefits are calculated

    How does the government calculate Social Security? Yahoo Finance's Mandi Woodruff has the answer:

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    Customers warned on bank heist

    Security firm warns bank customers to watch accounts after massive global bank heist

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  • 5 things you need to have a successful retirement

    Here’s what confident workers have when they consider their future finances.

  • No retirement plan? No retirement

    Workers with a retirement plan such as a 401(k) are twice as likely to be confident about their future comfort and safety, according to the 25th annual Retirement Confidence Survey published today by the ...

  • Q&A: How to maximize Social Security benefits

    You and your spouse should wait until you turn full retirement age before doing anything.

  • Estate-Planning Documents You Need Right Now

    Watch the video of ‘Estate-Planning Documents You Need Right Now’ on Do you want to be remembered fondly by loved ones? Then tackle your estate-planning tasks. Your heirs will bless ...

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  • How Medical Expenses Could Derail Your Retirement

    If you think you’re spending a lot on health care now, just wait until you retire. While many expenses tend to decline in retirement, the money spent on healthcare isn’t one of them. A recent report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute finds that average out-of-pocket recurring medical…

    The Fiscal Times
  • 6 lessons for women in or near retirement

    Kathryn Larson and Elizabeth Marner-Brooks are both women of retirement age. Though the choices they made on the path there are different, they both offer lessons for women who are preparing to r...

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  • Ventech adding 200 jobs after landing $410M Medicare contract

    Ventech Solutions Inc. will add three offices and nearly 200 jobs over the next year to staff up for a 10-year contract managing data for a health care quality initiative for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The $410 million job covers managing all the technical and IT…

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  • Republicans seen scrapping Ryan Medicare plan in U.S. budget push

    Aiming to acquire more budget powers and take a swipe at Obamacare, Republicans will likely scrap a proposal that stirred controversy and helped launch Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan on the national stage: privatizing the Medicare health program. Ryan's bold Medicare "premium support" plan…

  • How to Feel More Confident About Retirement

    Many people are worried about their ability to pay for a comfortable retirement. After dropping to record lows during the recession, 22 percent of workers now say they are very confident and 36 percent feel somewhat confident about their retirement prospects, according to an Employee Benefit…

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  • Have you done this with your 401(k)?

    To make sure you're on track for a secure retirement, regularly reassess your 401(k)'s asset allocation, fees and savings rate.

  • Barrick Say-on-Pay Plan Faces ‘No’ Vote From Fourth Pension Fund

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the country’s largest pension fund manager, will vote against Barrick Gold Corp.’s executive compensation plan at a shareholders’ meeting next week. CPPIB joins three other pension funds planning to vote against executive salaries at Barrick. The April 28…

  • Why your prime earning years could begin at 50

    “This need for a longer-lasting income, combined with a weak labor market, has led many older workers to come up with creative strategies to earn,” the AIER report stated. Occupational mobility among older Americans ranged from 1.5 percent to 3.5 percent of all year-to-year career changes in the…

    The Fiscal Times
  • This retirement investing tool might actually be working

    For a decade, a new kind of mutual fund has been taking over Americans’ retirement portfolios. Investors in almost every other fund category lagged their funds over the past decade, including a -0.98 percent underperformance for U.S. equity funds and -1.3 percent for municipal bond funds.

  • See Where Your State Ranks for Retirement

    Find our how your home state (or dream state) fares as a destination for retirees.

  • Best Fidelity Funds for Your Retirement Savings

    Fidelity manages 22 of the top 101 funds in 401(k) plans, second only to Vanguard's total of 31. None of the 22 Fidelity funds have been disasters, and a few have been strong performers. As part of our series on the best mutual funds for your 401(k) retirement savings, we took a closer look at…