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25 min ago | Nelson Mail

Renting by accident - and loving it

Stoke residents Stan and Audrey Shaw are house-proud retirees who like to tend their small, neat garden which includes a rose variety at their front door from their Dunedin home town.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

4 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Retirement Income: The Average American Is in Deep Trouble

I hate reading news from the National Institute for Retirement Security; it's really depressing.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

8 hrs ago | Southland Times

Retirees put pressure on rent market

Retired people in Nelson are contributing to the demand on home rentals, with more people choosing to rent than buy after selling their family homes, some property rental firms in Nelson say.

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12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Mary Holm: Bank link raises thorny Kiwisaver questions

In the event of bankruptcy, a bank or other creditor might be able to get a court action to access funds, says the IRD.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance

16 hrs ago | US News & World Report

How to Re-Engage in Retirement

It is not uncommon to enter retirement with little thought or preparation for the years ahead.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Forbes.com

Retirement Silver Bullets - #2: WORK

In the first of this two-part series, we discussed the amazing amount of leverage you can gain - even in the case of an apparently floundering retirement scenario - by moving from a higher cost-of-living area to a lower one.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Financial Services

Forbes.com

A New Option In Your Retirement Account: Longevity Insurance

Did you know that you may have a new option in your 401 plan? Last week, the Treasury Department announced t hat new tax rules will allow people to use up to 25% of their 401 and IRA balances to purchase a deferred income annuity as long as they begin collecting income by age 85. These annuities are often called "longevity insurance" because they ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Pension, Mortgage, Financial Services

The News Tribune

Ex-chief of huge pension fund guilty of bribery

Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of California Public Employees' Retirement System, entered his plea in San Francisco federal court.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, California Public Employees Retirement System, Financial Services, Investment Services

CBS News

Do you know what's in your retirement portfolio?

If you can name even half of them, you're doing better than most. Although we're depending on retirement portfolios to get us through decades of life, studies show many people don't have a clue about what investments they own or how they're performing.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

US News & World Report

Portfolio Analysis: An $89,000 Retirement Plan Needs a Remodel

Your investment portfolio is really a reflection of who you are. Put another way, it's a personal statement about how you approach financial risk , investment cost and taxes.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Rockville, MD, Public Relations, Mutual Funds, Financial Markets

KVIA-TV El Paso

Should you raid your retirement savings to slash debt?

If dipping into your retirement savings to finally pay off that pesky credit card bill sounds like a good idea, you should probably think twice.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Bellingham Herald

A new challenge to HUD's reverse-mortgage program

The United States faces a retirement funds crisis: a rapidly growing number of people who retire without the financial capacity to support themselves during ever-increasing life spans.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Health, AARP

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Learn Bonds

Retirement Planning for Millennials - Getting Started

Welcome to Retirement Planning for Millennials - the first in a series of articles aimed at helping millennials get on the investing lader.

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Times-Standard

Moneywatchers: A perspective on retirement

Retirement has become a good news/bad news scenario. The good news is we're living longer and the bad news is we're going to need more money.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Social Security, Credit Card Debt, Pension

WMUR-TV Manchester

Money Matters: Is it time to rebalance retirement plan investments?

If you have not reviewed your retirement plan holdings lately, you may be surprised at what you find.

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The Economist

Investing in retirement: The $15 trillion question

WHAT to do with your money when you retire? It is a question that worries many workers in their late 50s and early 60s as they prepare to forsake the daily commute.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pension

Rediff.com

Budget 2014: Rs 1,000 monthly pension is now a reality

While announcing that government is notifying the minimum pension under the Employees' Pension Scheme-1995 , Finance Minister Arun Jaitley also stated in his budget speech on Thursday that wage ceiling covering organised sector workers under schemes run by EPFO has been raised to Rs 15,000 per month from existing Rs 6,500.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Social Security

Reuters

State Street settles shareholder, employee lawsuits for $70 mln

State Street Corp has reached $70 million in settlements to end three lawsuits claiming it inflated its share price by overcharging clients on foreign exchange services and falsely representing that its investments in mortgage-backed securities were safe.

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Related Topix: State Street, Financial Services, Investment Services, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Your Investments: Tips for playing retirement catch-up

Many pre-retirees have seen their investment portfolios drop in recent years, leaving them wondering what can be done to have money saved up to retire.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Silicon Alley Insider

A Popular Retirement Rule Of Thumb Isn't Wrong, But It Could Be Disruptive For Retirees

Michael Falk from Focus Consulting explained the reasoning behind using a 3% or 4% withdrawal rate with Morningstar.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

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