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  1. Bogle: How Bond Indexing Could Be Better

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    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    China and Japan--own about $7 trillion of that total. The federal government owns almost $7 trillion of that. Social Security has $3 trillion or so. Those aren't relevant to the average investor in the U.S.; they are just irrelevant

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    of that total. The federal government owns almost $7 trillion of that. Social Security has $3 trillion or so. Those aren't relevant to the average investor in the U.S.; they are just irrelevant. But they are
  2. Inflation: Not Entirely Tame

    Headlines

    Sat, 25 Oct 2014

    based on inflation over the past year. For example, the 1.7% increase in the CPI will mean a similar increase in Social Security payments in January. It's not much of an increase, but it is paired with no increase in at least one part of the

  3. Seeking advice for income portfolio

    Commentary

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014

    her bearings. Before she sold her home, she was asset-rich with very meager cash flow (single, 66 yrs old, social security $1200 per month). She has approx. $115K split evenly between a ROTH and a Traditional IRA. She has had to make

  4. Navigating the New Retirement World

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    fashionable, with proposals to hike the ages for Social Security eligibility. However, it is unrealistic as a mass ..... While individual situations do vary, the blend of Social Security and 40 years' worth of determined defined-contribution

  5. SS should publish 2015 cola today.

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    Wed, 22 Oct 2014

    October 30, 2013. We will announce the next COLA in October 2014." I believe Oct. 22 is the day. S Edit: Apparently 1.7% http://finance.yahoo.com/news/government-announce- social - security -cola-073122071.html

  6. Investors' Tips for Juggling Multiple Investing Goals

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    Sun, 19 Oct 2014

    savings/investments are in tax-[advantaged] accounts (403(b), 457)," he said. "... I expect RMDs plus Social Security to provide sufficient support for our typical monthly expenditures. I will reinvest 'excess RMDs' in the future

  7. Pros and Cons of 2 Key Annuity Types

    Video Reports

    Sat, 18 Oct 2014

    want $80,000 per year and you have $50,000 from Social Security and pensions, you probably don't need a DIA or ..... want $80,000 a year: You've got $20,000 from Social Security ; that's someone who should really consider buying

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    So, if you want $80,000 per year and you have $50,000 from Social Security and pensions, you probably don't need a DIA or a SPIA as much as someone who has, say, much less coverage. So, again, you want $80,000 a year: You've got $20,000 from Social Security ; that's someone who should really consider buying an annuity to guarantee that if their portfolio does poorly, they still have income for
  8. Diagnosing the Market's Mood Swings

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    1% growth for September, year-over-year inflation would drop back to 1.8% (which should approximate the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment for 2015, which is based on a very similar average to this one) on a three-month average

  9. UPDATE 1-India's Modi kicks off overhaul of creaky labour rules

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    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    NEW DELHI, Oct 16 (Reuters) - India will simplify employment rules and ease the way for people changing jobs to move social security funds, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, unveiling steps to reform the labour sector long sought by investors.

  10. Hackers breach Oregon job-seeker database, official says

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    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore., Oct 14 (Reuters) - Hackers gained access to social security numbers and other sensitive information from up to around 850,000 Oregon job-seekers in a massive breach that began some time before Oct. 6, the state's employment department said on Tuesday.

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