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Investing Means Freedom

Investing Means Freedom

For many who’ve spent their youth and middle years in the workforce, retirement means freedom – the leisure to spend time with family and friends, pursue new interests and live and travel anywhere they want. Now, though, the unfolding crisis in pension plans, as well as changes to the Social Security...

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State Pension Sagas' Continue with Lawsuits

State Pension Sagas’ Continue with Lawsuits

Here’s the story so far. During the 1980s and 1990s states allowed “pension benefit creep” to turn public retirement plans into out-of-control budget monsters. By the time 2012 rolled around, many state governments were caught in the throes of fiscal crisis that could in large part be attributed...

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Privatizing Your Public Pension Through Real Estate

Privatizing Your Public Pension Through Real Estate

Despite our institutional bias that there are MANY services performed by local, state, and federal government that could be done much better and more effectively by private industry, we're also aware that the use of "privatize" and "public pension" in the same paragraph could literally cause heart stoppage...

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