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Five Tips for Getting the Most From Your 401(k) Plan

Whether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.


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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.


Judge Upholds Most Aspects Of Teacher Benefits Law

A judge has upheld most aspects of a new law requiring Michigan public school employees to pay more for their pensions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

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Judge Blocks Full Implementation Of Teacher Benefits Law

A judge has temporarily blocked full implementation of a new law requiring Michigan public school employees to pay more for their pensions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

State House OKs Changes For Public School Teachers

The Michigan House has approved legislation ending state-provided health care coverage in retirement for new teachers but not a provision forcing them into a 401(k)-style retirement plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Michigan House Panel Changes Teacher Benefits Bill

New teachers in Michigan still would get hybrid pensions under changes made to a teacher benefits bill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

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Senate OKs Bill Ending Pensions For New Teachers

The Michigan Senate has passed a bill that would end pensions for newly-hired public school workers and instead give them 401-k’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2012

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What Can We Expect On Wall Street In 2012?

One investment expert recommends investors stay conservative in 2012.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/20/2011

House Panel Approves Retiree Benefit Changes

Legislation aimed at reining in retiree benefit costs for Michigan state workers was approved Thursday by the Republican-led House Appropriations Committee.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2011

Your 401k May Be To Blame For Rising Gas Prices

If you’re looking to lay blame for higher gas prices, you might want to look no further than your own 401k retirement account.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2011