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Op-Ed: Fill your retirement bucket before you kick the bucket Special

Sonoma - In the second of his "summer school" for financial success talks, financial advisor Daren Blonksi of Edward Jones said, "Think about how you want to fill your bucket of retirement money before you 'kick-the-bucket?' It is important to think about this."
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell

Phil Collins comes out of retirement backed by middle school band

Miami - For the first time since his retirement in 2011, Phil Collins performed a public show — backed by a band of middle school students.
In the Media by Nora Meszaros - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Is downsizing really a viable option for funding retirement? Special

As convenient as it might be for the rest of society if the retirees gave up their family homes, it may not be the best thing for the individuals involved.
Digital Journal Report by Katherine Ogilvie

Op-Ed: Should personal pension contributions be made compulsory?

London - The 'pension timebomb' narrative might be getting a bit old [sic], but the problem hasn't gone anywhere. If Osborne's saving-centric budget was intended to send a message, it's that the government can't afford to fund us into retirement.
In the Media by Alan Cairns

Op-Ed: Top VA health official resigns but was it really 'under fire'?

The top official for Veterans health care services resigned Friday, in what is being called the result of the growing scandal over alleged delays in care and falsifying of records at veteran's hospitals.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Pensions — Take the money or run?

Deciding whether an annuity is the right investment has been debated for as long as they've been around, and understanding a few principles can make a vast difference.
In the Media by Roger Byrne - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao is good for three more fights after Bradley bout

Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is good for three more fights including his upcoming rematch with unbeaten Palm Springs star Timothy Bradley on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Albertans rally for retirement security Special

Edmonton - Around 1,000 people from across the province of Alberta rallied at Churchill Square in Edmonton on March 2 to protest changes to the province's pension plan, proposed by Premier Alison Redford.
Digital Journal Report by Paula Kirman - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Author calls upon Baby-boomers to awake to a New Retire-Mentality Special

Rochester - A new edition of a book called "The New Retire-Mentality" was just released this month. And, financial advisers and consultants in various financial circles are talking about its concepts.
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell - 1 comment

Report: Americans hold positive attitudes on aging populations

In a new study published by the Pew Research Center, American attitudes toward aging and their projected prospects in their golden years are seen as firmly positive.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Chimp retirement bill signed

The U.S. President has signed a bill to support the retirement of federally owned research chimpanzees over the next five years. This followed months of delays.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Financial advisers point to the New Retire-mentality Special

Sonoma - With the Baby Boomer generation now entering into retirement, the future of retirement will be much different than what it has been for previous generations.
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell - 1 comment

Golden years a pipe dream, says HSBC study

A significant percentage of respondents polled in 15 countries expect never to fully retire, according to an HSBC study released on Friday.
In the Media by Gene Kosowan - 1 comment

Prime Minister congratulates Sachin Tendulkar on Bharat Ratna

New Delhi - Indian cricket star Sachin Tendulkar has been chosen for the country's highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna. India's Prime Minister, Dr.Manmohan Singh, called Sachin to congratulate him on the honor.
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Half of older workers delay retirement plans, poll shows

Older Americans are retiring later than they were prior to the Great Recession and are more likely to work throughout retirement, according to a new AP-NORC Center Public Affairs Research survey.
In the Media by Jordan Howell - 5 comments

Video: 360-degree 'Running of the Bulls' courtesy of Volvo trucks

If you've always wanted to join in with the "Running of the Bulls" but were too nervous, now is your chance. A fully interactive experience is now available. And the very best part? The bulls get to retire to a farm in Guadalajara at the end!
In the Media by Anne Sewell

Video: Protesting firemen spray cops with foam in Brussels

Brussels - Firemen in Brussels, Belgium were protesting against national budget cuts in the fire department on Monday. They set fires and thoroughly foamed police officers along the way.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Common mistakes retirees need to know about their IRAs Special

Sonoma - As speculations about the future of Social Security benefits stir in the minds of analysts and politicians, the number of Americans putting money into an individual Retirement Account is growing.
Digital Journal Report by Jonathan Farrell

Andy Pettitte announces retirement from baseball

Veteran New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte on Friday announced his retirement from baseball. His last trip to the mound at Yankee Stadium falls on Sunday, a day the Yankees will pay tribute to also-retiring pitcher Mariano Rivera.
In the Media by Michael Thomas - 2 comments

Air traffic controllers in trouble over pilot serenade (audio)

Madrid - A Spanish pilot was retiring after a 34-year-long career. To mark the occasion, air traffic controllers at Madrid's Barajas airport transmitted a farewell song over a dedicated radio frequency. Now they are in trouble.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

Long-form series on Slate examines the science of longevity

In Laura Helmuth's longevity series on Slate, she explores why we live so long in a long-form examination and invites the Slate audience to share their stories on what saved their lives.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

Usain Bolt says 2016 Olympics will be his last

Brussels - Jamaican Olympic champion Usain Bolt said on Wednesday that he plans to end his record-breaking career after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 2 comments

Citing constant pain,Wimbledon champ Marion Bartoli retires at 28

Mason - Beset by injuries again and again, Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli decided to retire Wednesday night, saying her body could no longer deal with the pain.
In the Media by Yukio Strachan - 1 comment

Study: Later retirement can lower the risk of dementia

Boston - Working tends to keep people's brains active. A study reinforces that idea that if people keep using their brains, it might be able to prevent dementia.
In the Media by Jonathan Lam - 4 comments

Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao breaks retirement promise

Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has broken his promise to retire from boxing with his upcoming fight against Brandon Rios on November 23 in Macau, China.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Bed and breakfast innkeeper fantasy explored in 'Second Acts'

In the site's third installment of the 'Second Acts' editorial series, Slate's Emily Yoffe explores one woman's post-career move to own and operate a bed and breakfast.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Famed NCAA coach Andy Enfield shares his 'second act' with Slate

Following on Slate's Second Acts editorial theme, tech start-up wiz Andy Enfield explains how his experiences led him to coach an NCAA basketball team into the Sweet 16.
In the Media by Michael Krebs

'Second Acts' editorial series celebrates life-pivots on Slate

F Scott Fitzgerald said 'There are no second acts in American lives,' and a crowd-sourcing and editorial series from Slate is seeking to debunk the famous Fitzgerald position.
In the Media by Michael Krebs - 1 comment

Barbara Walters to announce 2014 retirement

New York - Longtime ABC news anchor Barbara Walters is set to announce Monday morning on "The View" that she will retire from journalism next summer. Walters created the daytime talk show in 1997.
In the Media by Layne Weiss - 2 comments

Cuban leader Raul Castro says he will retire in 2018

Havana - Cuban President Raul Castro has announced he was step down after his second term ends in 2018. The new parliament named 52-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel as Castro's VP and most likely successor.
In the Media by Layne Weiss - 1 comment
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