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.
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.
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.
Josh Willingham is retiring after 11 major league seasons, agent Matt Sosnick said Monday.
In the most recent issue of Money magazine, Northfield is called the best place in the country for a well-rounded retirement.
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)?
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.
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.
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.
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.
In a time where individual choice rules the way Americans save for retirement, Americans are making a lot of bad choices.
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.
Donald Driver is retiring, with a formal announcement planned next week for the Green Bay Packers all-time leading receiver.
UnitedHealth Group’s third-quarter net income jumped 23 percent to trump expectations, as preparations for retiring Baby Boomers started to pay off for the nation’s largest health insurer. UnitedHealth also raised its 2012 earnings forecast.
Twins director of minor league operations Jim Rantz is retiring after 52 years with the league. The 75-year old has been with the Twins’ since its inception in 1961 after signing his first professional contract with the Washington Senators in 1960.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
There’s nothing sexy about saving for retirement. We all know we should be doing it, but with monthly and weekly financial obligations, it can be hard to start saving for what can be an intimidating and distant target.
Rep. Tom Rukavina has been a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, serving 13 terms since 1986. Now, he is retiring to spend more time with his granddaughter.
A 26-year veteran lawmaker known for his impassioned speeches and irreverent, borderline uncouth remarks is retiring from the Minnesota House.