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Proposed Retirement Plan Overhaul Faces Skepticism at Tax Reform Hearing

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Employee benefits experts testifying before the Senate Finance Committee on Sept.

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Boomer Retirement Doesn't Seem Rosy

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Baby Boomers will have a tough financial row to hoe in managing their retirement and will need to adopt their own special game plan in order to live comfortably in their golden years, says Alice Munnel, keynote speaker at the Financial Planning Association's 2011 Conference in San Diego on Friday.

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Retirement experts clash over tax breaks for 401(k) plans

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Some want to boost the deferral limit – others want to do away with it

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401(k) savings proposal gets cold shoulder from panel

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A proposal to replace the current tax deductions for 401(k) plans and IRAs with a flat tax credit got a chilly reception before the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday as panel members and pension experts defended the plans and the incentives for employers to provide them.

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Senate Panel Hears Sharp Disagreement on Improving Retirement Savings

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Proposals ranged from substantial changes in the current system to adjustments that would not alter it drastically

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Take it public: group offers novel retirement route

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A flood of U.S. retirement is threatening to burst its dam and drown aging Americans with rising living costs, but one group is proposing a novel way to protect private-sector workers: invest in public pension plans.

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Pension Rights Center to Lawmakers: "Changes to Retirement Plan Tax Breaks Should Address the Retirement Income Deficit, not the Budget Deficit"

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WASHINGTON - At a hearing held by the Senate Committee on Finance today, the Pension Rights Center called on lawmakers to re-examine the tax incentives associated with 401(k) plans and other retirement savings plans, so that those tax breaks work more efficiently a

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“Retirement Heist” book asks: Who stole America’s pensions?

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Can we afford retirement in this country? Not if you believe politicians who claim entitlement spending is out of control and that the economy is being dragged down by our aging population.  I don't buy it.

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401(k) break at risk as policymakers mull retirement shift

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U.S. retirement programs could look different if a grand deficit-cutting bargain is struck in upcoming negotiations.

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Retirees Increasingly Depending on Social Security

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Social Security is the largest source of retirement income for a growing share of Americans

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