retirement

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

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Gov. Snyder Has Mixed Success With New Budget

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder got the extra police troopers and summer jobs programs for inner city youths he wanted in the new budget, but he failed to get lawmakers to tie education money to student performance or invest as much as he wanted in health initiatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2012

Retirement Plans After The Great Recession

New research by the University of Michigan shows that 40 percent of older Americans postponed retirement in the wake of the Great Recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2012

School Workers Object To Proposed Benefit Changes

Hundreds of active and retired teachers and other school employees crowded into a Senate hearing Wednesday to voice concerns that proposed changes to their retirement benefits would unfairly push more costs onto them and even drive some out of education.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2012

Study: Only 15% Of Americans Make Annual IRA Contributions

The percentage of U.S.workers who make annual IRA contributions has dropped to a record low 15 percent, according to a new survey commissioned by Greene IRA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

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Survey: Retirement May Be Thing Of The Past

A new study shows 57 percent of workers age 60 plus surveyed said they would look for a new job after retiring from their current company, showing that retirement no longer means the end of one’s career.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

HR Notices From February 15

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

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AARP Michigan: Repeal ‘Unfair’ Pension Tax

The AARP of Michigan said that it wants the Legislature to repeal the new “unfair and unpopular tax on public and private pensions.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

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Survey: Women More Concerned Than Men About Monthly Expenses

Saving enough for retirement is the biggest financial worry for men, but women are far more concerned about just keeping up with monthly expenses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/19/2011

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

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