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Sen. Warren: There is absolutely a national retirement crisis

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.) sounds the alarm over the national retirement crisis.

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  1. Can a Tax Fix High-Frequency Trading?

    Fueled by momentum in Europe, some U.S. lawmakers are looking to introduce a tax on stock transactions in an effort to discourage computerized trading that tends to ...

  2. Dimon: Boards Should Decide What’s Appropriate for a Company

    J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, J.P. Morgan Chase Consumer Banking CEO Ryan McInerney and Chase Wealth Management CEO Barry Sommers on the shift to mobile banking and the firm’s leadership structure.

  3. Former Sen. Hutchison: Wall Street Trading Tax Won't Fly

    Former Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison reacts to breaking news on a proposed trading tax and spending cuts.

  4. 401(k): Pass or Fail?

    Despite only being 35 years old, it might be time to retire the 401(k).The 401(k) started out as a tax loop hole to supplement workers' savings and has grown to beco...

  5. More Taxes for the Middle Class?

    Heart of America Group CEO Michael Whalen, NextGeneration.TV Correspondent Michelle Fields and TownHall.com Political Editor Guy Benson on the potential tax hikes that are needed to pay for the growing government.

  6. Rethinking Savings Plans as Struggling Americans Raid 401(k)s

    For too many of Vada Lindsey's lower-income clients, their hard-earned 401(k) accounts become go-to emergency funds when they are faced with unexpected cash needs.Ea...

  7. Morici: Fiscal Cliff Legislation is a Bad Deal

    University of Maryland economist Peter Morici on the deal reached to avoid the fiscal cliff.

  8. Sen. Harkin Wants to Tax High-Speed Traders to Fill Budget Hole

    Sen. Tom Harkin wants lawmakers to consider his financial transaction tax bill as they work on ways to resolve their differences on spending and taxes and try to avo...

  9. Fired for Being Too Old? Know Your Rights

    Are you feeling picked on because you are older than your co-workers? Do you suspect you lost your job because you're older -- and because you made more money than y...

  10. The Key to Retirement Success is Simple

    As the clock ticks and retirement looms, millions of Americans are worried. Thanks to a combination of overspending, undersaving and damage caused by the recent fina...

  11. Gov. Patrick on Improving Education, Job Opportunities

    Gov. Deval Patrick, (D-Mass.), on efforts to improve the educational system and boost job growth in his state and across the country.

  12. Gov. Deval Patrick on Improving Education, Job Opportunities

    Gov. Deval Patrick, (D-Mass.), on efforts to improve the educational system and boost job growth in his state and across the country.

  1. Future of Retirement: Better or Worse than Today?

    Is the golden age of retirement ahead, or do Americans need more help preparing for their retirements?Pensions are disappearing, and if something isn't done, Social ...

  2. Viewpoint

    The issue: Moving automatic bill payments and direct deposits to a new bank is a needlessly complicated, confusing process that can drag on for months. Closing a ban...

  3. Farm Bill Expires Again as Lawmakers Debate Plan

    Overshadowed by the government shutdown, the U.S. farm subsidy law expired for the second time on Tuesday with lawmakers still deadlocked over how to confront cuts i...

  4. Lawmakers Voice Concerns about Smithfield-Shuanghui Deal

    Chinese meat company Shuanghui International's plans to buy U.S.-based pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc has some lawmakers worried the deal could create food safet...

  5. Senate Confirms Tavenner as Head of Medicare-Medicaid Agency

    The Senate voted Wednesday to give the main agency charged with implementing the 2010 health care law its first confirmed leader in seven years.Marilyn Tavenner, a n...

  6. Bad Behavior Persists in 401(k) Accounts

    Yes, stocks have been on a real tear lately, but guess who hasn't been along for the ride: The millions of 401(k) investors who "moved to safety" after the 2008-2009...

  7. Are Small Businesses Suffering From Paid Sick Leave?

    Recently passed in New York City, paid sick leave is working overtime in the national dialogue, with a federal bill reintroduced in March. What does it mean for the health of local businesses?

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