Finance :: Retirement
A city committee in Marietta has approved a plan aimed at extending retirement benefits to same-sex couples.
William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It's a looming threat, but there's little he can do. He has saved little in a 401(k) over the past decade, spending most of his working life self-employed.
The recession may have slowed somewhat, but millions of Americans find themselves in hock to creditors. Many Americans who suffered economic hardships, including unemployment, are finding it hard to chip away at their debt. Anthony Mason reports.
Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy. Results released Monday night show city workers and retirees voted in favor of pension cuts.
The House passed a package of tax breaks designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators. One provision provides tax breaks to people over 70 who make donations from their individual retirement accounts.
In a year of historic changes and challenges, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners will meet in an unprecedented gathering organized by the National Lesbian & Gay Chamber of Commerce to brainstorm and get energized.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued a major debt collection law firm on Monday, alleging it is a "mill" that produces shoddy, mass-produced credit-card collection lawsuits.
Pete O’Neil saw Washington’s legalization of marijuana in 2012 as a path to retirement, or at least to his kids’ college tuition. Pot shortages are certain. More than 2,600 people applied last fall to grow marijuana.
Despite an improving U.S. economy, retirement plans covering roughly 1.5 million workers are severely underfunded, threatening benefit cuts for current and future retirees, a federal watchdog agency warned Monday.
In a world suddenly more dangerous, you’d think fund managers and traders would be selling and buying and selling again in a frenzy of second-guessing. Instead, they’re the picture of calm and contentment.