BUENOS AIRES, Dec 5- Argentina is not on the verge of cutting its soybean export tax despite market rumors to the contrary and pressure on the government to stimulate international sales, a well-placed source at the agriculture ministry said on Thursday.» Read More
Ignoring health-care costs can destroy a retirement plan. Retirees must plan ahead to budget for likely health-care expenses in retirement.
CNBC celebrates the 20th anniversary of the "dean of the big board", Bob Pisani. Bob shares his favorite moment.
NEW YORK, Oct 29- Most families would not fail to invite their sons- and daughters-in-law to Thanksgiving dinner, but a discussion of the family inheritance is another matter. "It's almost like an' aha' moment when they start to think about estate planning," says Roger Hobby, president of Wilmington Trust's northeast division.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what American's are more focused on.
Follow this advice to protect your finances while the country's financial state is still in flux.
CHICAGO, Oct 25- Illinois's Teachers' Retirement System, the state's biggest public pension fund, said on Friday that its unfunded liability grew by 7 percent in the latest fiscal year even as investment returns jumped, driven by chronic underfunding by the state.
DETROIT, Oct 25- Cuts to Detroit's public pensions and retiree healthcare were inevitable given the city's sagging finances, a top consultant for the city testified on Friday during the third day of a trial to determine whether the city is eligible for bankruptcy.
Is private equity right for your retirement portfolio? CNBC's Sharon Epperson says investors should be sure they understand how these investments work because they have many ups and downs.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports for many middle-class Americans the only retirement plan available to them is to work until they drop.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks with three leading financial advisors to get their expert advice on what those in their 50s and beyond should be asking to make sure their retirement financial plans are on track.
Mike Ryan, USB, discusses the biggest concerns of retiring and why "income regeneration" is going to be key.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that those who save consistently through a crisis can get big rewards.
DETROIT, Oct 15- Lawyers representing Detroit unions, retirees and creditors tussled with city attorneys on Tuesday in bankruptcy court, seeking to derail the city's claim of bankruptcy with an assertion that Michigan's constitution protects retiree pension benefits from being slashed.
More workers are delaying their retirement plans and embracing the fact that retirement won't necessarily mark a complete exit from the workforce.
NEW YORK, Oct 15- New 2013 taxes aimed at high earners could hurt some less-wealthy folks who sell valuable real estate without planning ahead. There's also a new Medicare surtax of 0.9 percent on earned income and a 3.8 percent tax on net investment income, both of which kick in when earnings top $250,000 for married couples and $200,000 for singles.
LONDON, Oct 15- A British charity and a labour union accused Europe's largest pharmacy chain, Alliance Boots, of avoiding over 1.1 billion pounds in UK tax since 2008 and called on the government to change laws which allow such tax planning.
According to a new study by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, retirement funds could lose as much as 20 percent in value, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
During the ongoing debt negotiations in Washington, a new report says retirement savings accounts could be hit with losses. CNBC's Sharon Epperson breaks down the potential impact.
The mutual fund company is threatening to prevent Southwest Airlines pilots who subscribe to a monthly newsletter called 401 k Maximizer from purchasing the three Vanguard funds in their union's retirement plan, according to officials at Vanguard, the pilots union and the newsletter.
CHICAGO, Oct 11- There's a reason why 401 and individual retirement accounts are called "tax deferred." "RMDs are a double straitjacket," says Christine Fahlund, senior financial planner and vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services. " Like it or not, this is the time of year to think about RMDs, since in most cases they must be taken by Dec. 31.