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Getting Fired? Laid Off? What About Your 401 K?

March 8th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough In the past, I’ve written about what you should do first if you get fired or laid off. Over the weekend, over at the WiseBread blog, I saw a new strategy that had never occurred to me before. Essentially, it boils down to remembering to ask the HR folks if they’ll […]

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Tags: Benefits · Finance · Retirement

Are Older Workers Surviving The Downturn Better Than The Young?

February 4th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Are younger workers having a harder time in this job market than their older cohorts? The conventional wisdom, based on previous downturns, is that older (read: more expensive) workers are either laid off or offered sweet early retirement incentives to make way for younger (read: cheaper) workers. But this BusinessWeek article […]

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Tags: Recession · Retirement

TODAY ONLY- Free Financial Advice

January 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough I know this is a bit off our topic, but this is too good not to pass along. Tax season is coming up- er… here already. And anyone anytime could use some decent advice about financial and retirement planning. Need to re-organize your 401k? Or start one? I got a great […]

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Tags: Finance · Getting Ahead · Retirement

Your Employer Can Cut Your Benefits After Age 65

January 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I saw this over the holidays and thought it should have been a bigger news story than it was. I offer this up without comment except to say that the trend continues: they’re happy to give you benefits when you don’t need them or won’t use them; but as soon as […]

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Tags: Benefits · Retirement