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RALEIGH -- National retirement security expert David C. John, spoke to a group of political and business leaders in Raleigh this week about a voluntary and low-cost way for small businesses to offer an easy and portable way for workers to save.
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Many people want a secure retirement, but not everyone has the right tools to achieve it. AARP North Carolina is asking state lawmakers to set up a retirement savings plan for people who don’t have access to a 401(k) or similar plan at work.
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“If you have a pension, you’re one of the lucky ones,” said a Duke economist acknowledging that over the past few decades, most employers have shifted away from maintaining a pension fund for their workers and former employees. Increasingly, it’s up to people to save on their own, usually through a 401K from their employer or from opening an Individual Retirement Account. Yet, many workers are finding themselves near retirement, without the retirement income or savings they need to stay out of poverty and off public assistance programs.
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Are you in the market for a new or used automobile? Car buying can be trickier than you think. The sale, trade-in and financing are each separate transactions that can cost or save you money.
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