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Stories with subject: Financial planning
  • High fees eroding many 401(k) retirement accounts 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 9:39 am
  • WASHINGTON - It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

  • Nevada program promotes college savings 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:16 am
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - Open enrollment is underway for Nevada families wanting to accelerate college savings.

  • Vermont public workers can invest fossil-fuel-free 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:52 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Participants in both the State and municipal defined contribution retirement plans will now have the option of investing retirement savings in a fossil fuel-free mutual fund.

  • Judge gives final OK to college savings settlement 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:43 am
  • SANTA FE, New Mexico - A settlement in which the state will pay $3.75 million to families because of alleged mismanagement of college savings plans now has court approval.

  • Hobby Lobby 401(k) invests in birth control makers 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 5:01 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making contraceptive and abortion drugs.

  • Senate panel approves Oklahoma pension change 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 6:45 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A plan to eliminate the traditional pension benefit for newly hired workers and replace it with a 401(k)-style retirement plan has cleared a Senate panel.

  • Nonprofit seeks state funds for child funerals 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:28 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - A nonprofit group on Tuesday urged Iowa lawmakers to take action on a bill to provide financial assistance for low-income families who can't afford to bury their children.

  • Retired police serving public at funeral homes 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 12:44 pm
  • HACKENSACK, New Jersey - Two decades after retiring his badge, Sal Arena is still directing traffic - at funerals.

  • Negotiations to begin on Oklahoma budget, policy 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 1:31 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders agree in principle on cutting taxes, a multi-million dollar overhaul of the Capitol and revamping the pension system for state workers, but each side has different ideas on the specifics.

  • Greene County dealing with unclaimed dead 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 11:06 am
  • SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - It's been years since a formal count, but officials now estimate the number of people who have died in Greene County with their remains unclaimed, sitting in a cabinet, is now about 200.

  • Ala. church congregation planning memorial service 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:28 pm
  • PIEDMONT, Alabama - An eastern Alabama church congregation will honor people who died when a tornado decimated the building 20 years ago.

  • $1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 10:22 am
  • Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.

  • 5 tips on how to tackle financial records clutter 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:52 pm
  • Tax season offers an opportunity to finally dig through that shoe box or file cabinet where you've amassed a trove of old receipts, bank statements, pay stubs and other personal financial information.

  • Some of Oklahoma governor's agenda still alive 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 11:40 am
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - It's been seven weeks since Gov. Mary Fallin rolled out her legislative agenda on the opening day of the 2014 Oklahoma Legislature in a state-of-the-state speech and an executive budget proposal that touched on an income tax cut, public pensions, the consolidation of some state agencies and a bond issue to repair Oklahoma's crumbling state Capitol.