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Mar 17 2023
The Worldwide Debate Over Raising The Retirement Age
In the U.S., some Republican lawmakers are proposing to raise the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits, provoking withering criticism from President Biden and many Democrats. But the debate over when government should begin paying retirement benefits isn’t just a controversy here. It is happening all over the world.
French President Emmanuel Macron has proposed graduallyForbes
Mar 10 2023
Patriots React to Devin McCourty’s Retirement [LOOK]
On Friday, New England Patriots fans witnessed a fan-favorite and an all-time great end his career. Patriots captain Devin McCourty announced that after 13 seasons he would be retiring. “Unbelievable ride, man,” McCourty said on Instagram. “I think it’s always tough to kind of come to the end, as you know. This offseason has been so much back and forth for me mentally. … But ultimately, IHeavy.com
Mar 04 2023
Figuring out your retirement needs
How much savings you need to retire comfortably is a vexing question in the 401(k) era. "What are the chances that you will outlive your days in comfort? Do you have what it takes right now? What happens if you don't make your Number?" wrote Lee Eisenberg in 'The Number: What Do You Need for the Rest of Your Life, and What Will It Cost?' "And, assuming you are not fighting for sheer survival,Star Tribune
Mar 09 2023
Nikki Haley calls for changing retirement age
Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley on Wednesday called for changing the retirement age and limiting Social Security and Medicare benefits for wealthier Americans, staking out a position on the politically controversial issue of entitlement reform that’s already been the subject of attacks from former President Donald Trump.
“The first thing you do is you change the retirementCNN (Online News)
Mar 21 2023
49ers tried to lure ‘intrigued’ Ben Roethlisberger out of retirement
Steelers legend Ben Roethlisberger has been retired for a year now, but that didn’t stop the 49ers from reaching out to him in their time of need. San Francisco was dealing with the quarterback injury bug last season and decided to give the future Hall of Famer a call after Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a broken foot versus the Dolphins. “There were some truths to the Niners thing,” RoethlisbergerNew York Post (News)
Mar 21 2023
Patriots honor retired S Devin McCourty with family-style send-off
FOXBORO — In his opening remarks, Patriots owner Robert Kraft skipped the man of the hour and turned to his brother. Standing before a few hundred seated attendees, Kraft thanked Jason McCourty for his pass deflection that saved a touchdown in Super Bowl LIII. Never mind Devin, the newly retired 13-year veteran sitting to Kraft’s right, whose presence Tuesday had gathered former teammates andBoston Herald
Mar 17 2023
Protests erupt in France over Macron’s retirement age push
Angry protesters took over the streets in Paris on Friday, trying to pressure lawmakers to bring down French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and doom the unpopular retirement age increase he’s trying to impose without a vote in the National Assembly.
A day after Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne invoked a special constitutional power to skirt a vote in the chaotic lower chamber,Associated Press
Mar 21 2023
Patriots honor retiring 3-time Super Bowl champ Devin McCourty
BOB: THAT’S RIGHT. DEVIN MCCOURTY CAME TO THE PATRIOTS AS A FIRST ROUND DRAFT PICK. EXPECTATIONS WERE HIGH AND HE NEVER DISAPPOINTED. HE SPENT THE LAST 30 YEARS BECOMING ONE OF THE BEST PATRIOTS OF ALL TIME. PLAYING INTO HUNDRED FIVE OF A POSSIBLE 200 AND REGULAR SEASON GAMES, AND INCREDIBLE RECORD OF DURABILITY AND DEPENDABILITY. SECOND IN TEAM HISTORY AND INTERCEPTIONS AND HE HELPED THEWCVB
Mar 17 2023
Macron Raises France’s Retirement Age as U.S. Politicians Debate Entitlements
As American politicians accuse one another of being the biggest threat to Social Security, several countries around the world are pondering whether to raise their retirement age to resolve future solvency concerns. Risking political backlash, President Emmanuel Macron has decided to raise the French retirement age from 62 to 64.
Macron was worried that France’s parliament would notNational Review
Mar 18 2023
Supervisor in Tyre Nichols’ death retired with benefits day before termination hearing
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis police supervisor on scene when Tyre Nichols was beaten to death by officers retired with his benefits the day before a hearing to fire him, according to documents filed to revoke his law enforcement certification. Lt. DeWayne Smith was identified Friday in records obtained by media outlets as the officer that officials said earlier this month had retired beforeNBC News (Online)