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Social Security Funding Should Ease Customer-Service Crisis

Years of budget cuts by Congress have left the Social Security Administration short of staff on its toll-free customer service line. Long lines form daily outside many local field offices.

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U.S. Appeals Court Voids Obama-Era Fiduciary Rule

A federal appeals court on Thursday voided the U.S. Department of Labor’s “fiduciary rule,” an Obama administration measure adopted in 2016 meant to curb conflicts of interest among providers of financial advice to Americans planning for retirement.

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How to Pick a Retirement Account

Whether you’re starting your career, approaching retirement or you’re somewhere in between, it’s important to understand the various options available to help you reach your retirement goals.

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Retirement: Saving a Little Extra Makes a Big Difference

It’s a brand-new year and a chance to do things right. As such, some resolutions tend to show up again and again on lists, such as save more, spend less and lose weight.

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Social Security, the Debt, And Tax Reform

In a recent appearance on Politico’s Playbook, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, reduced the complexity of Social Security into roughly four quotes.

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The Retirement Revolving Door: Why Some Workers Can’t Quit

After 20 years as a high-ranking vice president at drugmaker Eli Lilly, Franson and his wife, Chris, a successful real estate agent, thought they were quietly retiring nearly a decade ago to Bonita Springs, Fla.

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