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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

New research boosts the "use it or lose it" theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found. (MARK RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Delaying Retirement May Help Prevent Dementia

New research boosts the “use it or lose it” theory about brainpower and staying mentally sharp. People who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia, a study of nearly half a million people in France found.

07/15/2013

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Proposal Would Let Private Sector Enroll In State-Administered Retirement Plans

Connecticut’s private sector workers would have access to state-organized retirement plans in legislation moving through the General Assembly supported by majority Democrats, but questioned by skeptical Republicans who say the state should stay out of citizens’ investment decisions.

05/07/2013

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.

09/28/2012

Jim Calhoun (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Sport)

Calhoun Moves To “Coach Emeritus”

The University of Connecticut has issued the formal announcement of the retirement of Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun.

09/13/2012

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Varitek Reaches the End of the Line

Red Sox captain and catcher retires after 15 seasons

03/01/2012

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

Nearly Three-Fold Increase In State Employee Retirements

Connecticut’s budget director says 2,628 state employees elected to retire over the past 10 months.

10/11/2011

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Waterbury Teacher Retires After Cheating Scandal

A Waterbury reading teacher implicated for allegedly helping coordinate a cheating scheme is retiring rather than face termination proceedings.

10/03/2011

(Courtesy Department of Social Services)

More State Workers Than Expected Opt For Retirement

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the administration will soon start filling vacant jobs because more state employees than expected are taking retirement.

09/30/2011

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SEBAC: Don’t Retire Out Of Fear

State employee union leaders warned their members not to feel pressured into retiring as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy calls for major labor savings, including possible changes to employee retirement benefits.

04/02/2011