As public plans seek ways to improve funding, some look to adjust retiree COLAs
Having just come through another summer of fuel and food price spikes, and with newly hiked (and retroactive) state taxes just taking hold, it’s clear that our costs of living are rising, whatever gauges like the consumer price index purport to tell us about the pace of inflation.
2006 was a big year in many ways for me—it marked my 20th wedding anniversary, it was the year my father passed away, the year my eldest went off to college, and also the year that "catch-up contributions" became an item of more-than-passing interest to me.
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We all have them: Those front-line experiences that are inevitable when one deals with the variety—and sensitivity—of issues associated with human beings and critical life events. Sometimes those stories are tragic, sometimes they are bizarre, and sometimes—admit it—they are just plain funny.
Bosses come in all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. Earlier this summer, I asked online readers if they had ever worked for an unreasonable boss.
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