retirement

Economy
9:34 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Kentucky's Foundering Pension System Puts Current, Future Retirees at Risk

For months, Kentucky lawmakers have been studying how to handle Kentucky's underfunded pension system. But the problems of the system have been occurring for longer than just a few months. Various proposals are on the table, but lawmakers may not have much time to come to a compromise.

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Politics
10:21 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Republican Legislative Challengers Announce Plans to Change Kentucky Lawmakers' Pensions

After years of lawmakers attempting to find solutions to the state’s underfunded pension problems, a group of Republican legislative candidates are hoping to institute a plan of their own. At a news conference Wednesday at the Capitol, the majority of Republican challengers in House and Senate races endorsed a plan to put new lawmakers into a 401k style pension system.

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Education
9:13 am
Wed August 15, 2012

EKU President Announces He's Retiring

During a Wednesday morning meeting with faculty and staff at Eastern Kentucky University, President Doug Whitlock announced his retirement.  Whitlock, who has spent his entire higher education career at EKU, says his administration will end at the conclusion of this academic year.

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Retirement Challenge
1:36 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

The Retirement Challenge

Millions of Americans who would like to consider retirement are facing an uncertain future. As Dan Modlin reports, recent losses in the stock market and drastically lower interest rates on savings are creating a "retirement challenge" for many.........