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  • Yahoo Finance playoffs: The retirement rumble

    As Super Bowl fever spreads, we here at Yahoo Finance wanted to put together our own roster of pro retirement tips to help you score big in 2015.

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    Yahoo Finance playoffs: The retirement rumble

    As Super Bowl fever spreads, we here at Yahoo Finance wanted to put together our own roster of pro retirement tips to help you score big in 2015.

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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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  • Average 401(k) balance hits record $91,300

    401(k) balances reached a record high last year, thanks to a soaring stock market and larger contributions from workers participating in the savings plans. At Fidelity, the average 401(k) balance hit $91,300 ...
  • Surge in 401(k) millionaires as balances hit highs

    Retirement savers achieved record balances in their 401(k) balances in 2014. The biggest winners were the thousands who became millionaires.

  • Aussie footballer Cahill dodges retirement talk

    Australia's talisman Tim Cahill brushed off retirement talk before the Asian Cup final and cannily labelled South Korea favourites as he indulged in some mind games on Thursday. "I'm not sure but that's something I'll talk about after," Cahill told reporters in Sydney. "They have been really well…

  • ULA to freeze pension, change time-off policy

    Colorado's United Launch Alliance is the latest company to decide to freeze its defined-benefit pension plan starting in 2016, offering contributions to retirement savings accounts in its place. The Centennial-based launch company is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT) and The Boeing…

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  • How To Overweight Your Portfolio For More Retirement Income

    With interest rates at historic lows and more retirees looking to pocket some additional income, an overweight portfolio may offer retirees a nice payday.

  • Sun Life buys Ryan Labs in quest for U.S. pension assets

    Sun Life Financial Inc will buy New York-based Ryan Labs Asset Management in a deal the Canadian insurer hopes will help it win more business with U.S. pension funds and other institutional investors, Sun Life said on Wednesday. Toronto-based Sun Life did not disclose the value of the deal…

  • Learn the Ins and Outs of Long-Term-Care Insurance

    Long-term care can be incredibly expensive -- so don't get caught without the proper insurance.

  • Being Overweight Can Be Good For Retirement Income

    While your portfolio may never ask, “Do I look fat in this sector?” Retirees interested in generating additional income can do so by being overweight in certain areas of the economy

  • How to Switch Medicare Advantage Plans

    Most people have to wait until open enrollment season to change Medicare Advantage plans. But you still have time to switch to traditional Medicare.

  • 10 surprisingly affordable retirement hotspots

    Portugal's Algarve is home to more than 100,000 resident foreign retirees. Portugal's southernmost province offers the best of Europe, including medieval towns, fishing villages, open-air markets and local wine, plus some of Europe's best sandy beaches.

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  • Firms fined over pension enrolment

    The number of firms fined for failing to meet deadlines for enrolling staff in a pension scheme has increased, figures from the Pensions Regulator show.

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  • Illinois expands retirement-plan coverage

    A new Illinois law will require employers without their own retirement plans to enroll their employees in Roth IRAs—a move that could set a precedent for other states.

  • How Medicare reimburses LifePoint Hospitals

    Medicare payment rates to hospitals' outpatient departments increased by 1.7% in 2014. In 2015, the reimbursement rate will increase by another 2.2%.

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  • The Right Way to Tap Income in Retirement

    A couple working on their retirement plan needs help making the transition from saving to taking income. Here are three key steps to follow.

  • The growing danger to elderly Americans

    The first signs of elder financial abuse are easy to miss. And often, by the time you do notice a problem, it's too late.
  • Former Head of South African Pension Fund Starts Investment Firm

    John Oliphant, who left as principal executive officer of South Africa ’s Government Employees Pension Fund after a year-long suspension, has started Gaia Investment Partners to benefit from African infrastructure projects. Oliphant’s firm intends by March to complete 1.3 billion rand ($113…