retirement

Study: Cities Have $12.7B In Retiree Health Costs

Michigan cities and townships that provide health care for retired public workers face nearly $13 billion in unfunded costs, with half setting aside no money to cope with a bill gobbling up more of their budgets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

DETROIT, MI - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL, Jeff Backus of the Detroit Lions poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Jeff Backus Set To Retire

According to the Detroit Lions Twitter account, 12-year NFL and Detroit Lions veteran Jeff Backus is retiring.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2013

Sheriff Seeks To Settle Retirement Payment Issue

A County Sheriff’s attorney says her plan to resolve tens of thousands of dollars in payments mistakenly made to his retirement account doesn’t involve giving back any money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2013

U-M Analysis: Fewer Have Retirement Funds, More Raid Them

The proportion of working Americans with pensions of any kind has steadily decreased since 2001, according to a University of Michigan analysis that suggests trouble ahead for U.S. seniors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 25:  James Wisniewski #21 of the Columbus Blue Jackets battles for position with Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings during their game at Nationwide Arena on October 25, 2011 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Wings’ Holmstrom Decides To Hang ‘Em Up

Tuesday at Joe Louis Arena another longtime Red Wings decided to call it quits.

97.1 The Ticket–01/23/2013

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

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

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.

09/28/2012

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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

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State Legislature Approves Changes For Teachers

Newly hired Michigan public school employees would pay more for their pensions and no longer receive state-provided health coverage in retirement under legislation now headed to Gov. Snyder’s desk.

08/15/2012

US Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over Flagstar Stock

Some current and former employees will get another chance to pursue a lawsuit against Flagstar Bank over company stock in their retirement accounts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2012

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