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Step 42: State Pensions

In the previous step we looked at the different types of pensions that exist. In this step we look at state pensions in detail, although many of the characteristics of state pensions also apply to other types of pensions. 1,263 more words

Financial Organization

The Retirement Journal-The Decision Part 1

1/1/2017

It’s always, always about the money, but then sometimes it’s not…. just about the money.

I am planning to retire at the end of June at age 57.  696 more words

Social Security "Reform" -- the opening guns

We’re off to a fast start.  Representative Sam Johnson (R, Texas, 3rd District) has introduced a bill to reform Social Security.  The bill has some of the usual characteristics we have come to expect from reform legislation: 297 more words

Politics

In Love with Heels

Her: I thought you were out of gas.

Me: I was never out of gas. I just decided to park it for a while. Contemplate the future. 171 more words

Writing

Permanent Health Insurance update

This post only relates to the UK, so if you live overseas feel free to put the telly on ;-)

Luckily, before I got M.E. back in 1994 and before I knew I had either EDS or MCAD, I took out a Permanent Health Insurance Policy (PHI) which pays a proportion of your salary should you be unable to work due to illness (minus any ill-health retirement pension from your job and any welfare benefits to which you’re entitled).  847 more words

PHI

The changing relationship between work and death risk

As we get older and our risk of dying increases, we are less likely to work.  How has that changed over time, and what could that mean for pensions or superannuation? 914 more words

Pensions

When to go and what you'll miss

When are you going to retire? Have you thought about it yet? And what will you miss the most?

First, the ‘when’. If I didn’t go now, when would I go? 1,257 more words

Planning