Retirement

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Metro Transit Bus Driver Retires After 43 Accident-Free Years

After 43 years on the job, a very good Metro Transit bus driver has retired. On Wednesday morning, Jerry Olson said goodbye to some of the 23 million riders he’s served over the years.

07/08/2015

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Florida Dethroned As Top Retirement Destination

Apparently, Florida isn’t tops when it comes to retirement anymore. A new survey by Bank-Rate ranks the best cities to retire, and three of the top five are in Arizona.

06/08/2015

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State Patrol K-9 With Impressive Drug-Seizing Career Retires

A furry, four-legged officer is calling it a day after an impressive career. The Minnesota State Patrol says 10-year-old K-9 officer Arco is retiring after eight years on duty.

05/27/2015

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Rumors Surface About Adrian Peterson’s Retirement

Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings still seems to be up in the air. Organized Team Activities, or OTAs, began Tuesday with no sign of Peterson, and he has made it no secret that he wants out of Minnesota.

05/24/2015

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Minnesota Native John Carlson Retires From NFL

Arizona Cardinals tight end John Carlson, a Litchfield, Minn., native, has announced his retirement from football, a week shy of his 31st birthday.

05/05/2015

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Good Question: How Old Are We When We Retire?

Growing up, many of us assume we’ll just retire by our own choice at age 65. But a new survey finds we’re actually leaving our jobs earlier than that.

04/30/2015

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4 Helpful Tax Tips For Newly Retired

Minimize the amount of tax you may owe from your retirement income with these tips.

03/13/2015

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Financial Dieting Can Help You Plan For Retirement

When you think dieting, do you think finances? If you want to lose weight you need to change your habits. The same can be said when it comes to saving for retirement. The stricter your financial diet is now; the better off you’ll be 20 or 30 years from now.

02/24/2015

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Good Question: How Much Do We Pay In 401(k) Fees?

With almost $5 trillion in assets, 401(k) plans now account for nearly one-fifth of all retirement assets, but many of us have no idea how much it costs to fund those accounts. So, how much do we pay in 401K fees? Good Question.

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Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page In His Own Words

Minnesota Supreme Court Associate Justice Alan Page will hit the mandatory retirement age of 70 in August. The former Minnesota Viking sat down with The Associated Press to talk about his plans for an active retirement and to look back at his career. Here are some of his thoughts.

02/07/2015

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Willingham Retires After 11 Big League Seasons

Josh Willingham is retiring after 11 major league seasons, agent Matt Sosnick said Monday.

11/24/2014

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Northfield Named Best Place To Retire By Money Magazine

In the most recent issue of Money magazine, Northfield is called the best place in the country for a well-rounded retirement.

10/27/2014

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6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

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5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

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Good Question: Can You Count On Social Security?

With the uncertainty of the stock market, it’s nice to have Social Security there for retirement. But Social Security’s very own board of trustees said that unless changes are made, it could be depleted by the year 2033.

08/04/2014

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Fmr. Viking Sidney Rice Announces His Retirement

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday after an injury-filled career that included issues with concussions. The Seahawks announced Rice’s decision two days before the start of training camp. The news was first reported by Pro Football Talk.

07/23/2014

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Pension Changes Spur Minnesota Police To Retire

Police and firefighters across Minnesota are retiring in greater numbers, a development attributed to changes in the state pension rule. About 300 officers and firefighters retire each year. But for the fiscal year ending June 30, there will be an estimated 600 retirements.

06/01/2014

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David Letterman To Retire In 2015

The man who has been synonymous with late nights on CBS for more than two decades will soon be giving up his prestigious post. “Late Show” host David Letterman announced he will soon be retiring. Letterman said during the taping of his show on Thursday that while there has been no date set, he thinks sometime in the 2015 year he will retire.

04/03/2014

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Forbes: Eagan Among 25 Best Suburbs For Retirement

Eagan, Minn. was listed as one of 25 best suburbs to retire in in 2014 by Forbes.com. The business magazine put together a list of 25 suburbs that they think are ideal for retirement based on location, economic value and other amenities such as health care and mass transit.

03/28/2014

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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

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Longtime WCCO Radio Newsman Retiring

Steve Murphy says he’s looking forward to staying up past 7:30 p.m. As morning anchor and managing editor for WCCO Radio, Murphy’s day begins long before the sun comes up. He arrives to work at 3 a.m., preparing the morning’s news for WCCO Radio listeners.

12/05/2013

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America Faces A Retirement Crisis

Retirement used to mean packing up and buying a home in Florida, but not anymore according to Retirement Plan Partners president and financial advisor Joe Connell. “The trend is that people are going to have to extend their retirements mostly due to things outside of their control,” Connell said. According to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll released Monday, 82 percent of workers 50 and older say it’s at least somewhat likely they’ll work for pay in retirement, while another 47 percent plan to retire later than they previously thought.

10/14/2013

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Bears LB Urlacher Announces Retirement

Brian Urlacher wasn’t sure how dominant he could be any longer, so he’s calling it a career after 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears.

05/22/2013

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Good Question: Should We Force People To Save For Retirement?

In a time where individual choice rules the way Americans save for retirement, Americans are making a lot of bad choices.

05/02/2013

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Interview: Marilyn Carlson Nelson On Retirement, Business & Human Rights

Marilyn Carlson Nelson has been recognized by the White House and will receive the Public Leadership Award from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs next week for her work to stop sex trafficking.

04/30/2013

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