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Social Security and You: No embarrassment about decision

Social Security and You: No embarrassment about decision

Column about taking benefits at age 62 touches a nerve with readers.

July 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Biz tip: Consider an encore-entrepreneur career

Young whippersnappers aren’t the only clients of SCORE mentors as more than 17 percent of the population in Pima County is 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

July 14, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Social Security and You: Missed chances

Social Security and You: Missed chances

New Sunday column in the Star answers readers' questions about Social Security.

July 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD set to name new Tucson High principal

TUSD set to name new Tucson High principal

TUSD will bring a name for Governing Board approval on July 8. 

June 30, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…

Calif. retirees’ group will meet at Tucson restaurant

The quarterly meeting of retirees in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System will be held July 16 at Coco’s, 6095 E. Broadway.

June 29, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

Ron Barber: Budget must not be balanced on backs of service members

I came to Congress with an open mind – determined to work with my colleagues, Republican and Democrat alike, to find common-sense solutions to the challenges facing our nation.

January 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz Blog: Mountain Lions retire

Fitz Blog: Mountain Lions retire

     The Desert Museum is retiring two arthritic cougars. According to a Desert Museum spokesman,” Madeline Stover was an excellent docent and and Stanley Melrose ran the ice cream concession for 26-years.” Meanwhile two retiring mountain lions will be relocated and released in the wilds of …

May 20, 2013 9:30 amLoading…

Pew survey questions Gen X, baby boomer savings

NEW YORK — A research report by the Pew Charitable Trusts says younger baby boomers and Generation Xers face an uncertain retirement because of reduced savings, high levels of debt, and losses during the Great Recession.

May 17, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…
Fitz Blog: Pension system unsustainable, City to ask retirees to die

Fitz Blog: Pension system unsustainable, City to ask retirees to die

With Tucson police and fire pension costs expected to rise to $42 million, the City Council voted Tuesday to create a task force to look for ways cut the costs, including asking city retirees to die "As soon as possible."

April 23, 2013 9:15 am Photos

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GAO report: 401(k) rollover process too confusing

WASHINGTON — Many workers are getting false or misleading information about options for their 401(k) accounts when they change jobs, congressional auditors said Wednesday in a report that urged regulators to offer consumers clearer guidance about their retirement money.

April 03, 2013 9:04 pmLoading…

Arizona judges mostly victorious in pension-plan dispute

PHOENIX - State lawmakers acted illegally in requiring most sitting judges to pay more into their retirement system, another judge has ruled.

March 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona judges win retirement-pay dispute

PHOENIX - State lawmakers acted illegally in requiring most sitting judges to pay more into their retirement system, another judge has ruled.

March 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Splendido offers peek during its 'Showcase'

Splendido offers peek during its 'Showcase'

Splendido, a resort-style retirement community at 13500 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. in Oro Valley, opened its doors to guests Tuesday for a rare insider's view of residents' homes during its annual "Showcase of Homes" event.

October 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tales from the Morgue: Controversial old age pension plan

Tales from the Morgue: Controversial old age pension plan

It was controversial then and it's controversial now. It's standard practice these days to ask those running for public office what they would do to "fix" Social Security.

May 25, 2012 11:15 am Related Loading…

UA won't offer faculty buyouts this year

University of Arizona leaders have decided not to offer a second round of early retirement packages. Here's the memo:

August 31, 2011 8:02 am Related Loading…
Buyouts extended to about 250 at UA

Buyouts extended to about 250 at UA

Facing a proposed 20 percent cut in state funding, the University of Arizona is offering an incentive for some faculty to retire.

January 27, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

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