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1 hr ago | Sky News
The Fire Brigades Union's row with the Government over pensions and the retirement age continues with more strikes due next month.
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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
For many investors with mutual funds in a taxable account, it was tougher this year than last.
9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate for the 30-year loan rose to 4.33 percent from 4.27 percent last week.
9 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles
Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of murder in the shootings of three people outside Jewish facilities in Kansas last week was, for all practical purposes, born at the age of 49. The federal government gave him that name when he was released from prison in 1990, along with a new social security number and a new place to live, not far from the ... (more)
12 hrs ago | Globe and Mail
Minister of State Kevin Sorenson speaks at the launch of "Talk With Our Kids About Money Day" at Immaculata High School April 15, 2014 in Ottawa.
Concerned about the future finances of Social Security and ample evidence that Americans are failing to save enough for retirement, the Bipartisan Policy Center on Wednesday launched a new Personal Savings Initiative.
Wisconsin Chief Investment Officer David Villa is receiving the largest bonus out of the $13.3 million being awarded the state's pension fund managers as a reward for strong investment returns.
It happens a few times a year: A customer refuses to work with Dave Greenbaum because he's gay.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in eight months in March, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.
The review by Funston Advisory Services is the latest to find no evidence of criminal or ethical wrongdoing at the Retirement System Investment Commission despite years of accusations by Treasurer Curtis Loftis.
Retirement costs a lot more money than we realize. Columnist Rodney Brooks speaks with video host Hadley Malcolm about why $2 million in savings is the new $1 million.
Archbishop Stepinac High School recently announced that it will dedicate a new physics lab to longtime faculty member Ron Tedesco to recognize his achievements throughout his 50 years during a retirement reception on Thursday, May 8. "After teaching physics for so many years at Stepinac, I am deeply touched with this recognition from the school," ... (more)
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday released a report about the problem of "automatic defaults" on private student loans.
A new Bank of England report has found that business lending contracted by 500 million in the three months to February Business lending continued to shrink in the three months to February despite the improving economy, according to a Bank of England report.
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.
The mummified remains of a man found in a Lexington storage unit in January have been identified, and the man's daughter has been indicted for stealing his Social Security benefits.
Workers on strike at a Chinese factory owned by the world's largest maker of athletic shoes have rejected management's latest offer in an ongoing labor dispute that is crimping production for brands such as Nike and Adidas.