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A 38-year retirement: Can you handle it?

Planning for retirement isn’t rocket science, but in some ways it is more challenging because ultimately you’ll be riding that rocket however long it takes.

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Military retirees, survivors will see 1.3% increase in COLA for 2021

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Is whacking bureaucrats really smart politics?

The White House’s proposal would eliminate a long-time benefit which provides “gap” payments to employees, like federal firefighters, forced to retire…

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You can’t take it with you — or can you?

One of the great fears of people planning for retirement is running out of, or low on money while they are still breathing.

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The moon rises over the North Portico of the White House in Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Washington. With the bang of a gavel, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff will open the hearings into President Donald Trump's pressure on Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden's family. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Most dangerous jobs: Are you on the list?

While there are some really dangerous federal jobs, including law enforcement officers, firefighters and prison personnel, even the 9-to-5 office positions are pretty scary now.

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