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retire

v. 1) to stop working at one's occupation. 2) to pay off a promissory note, and thus "retire" the loan. 3) for a jury to go into the jury room to decide on a verdict after all evidence, argument and jury instructions have been completed.

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Defined benefit plans are an important element of an overall retirement strategy that meets business, human resource and employee needs.
Simplification, however, will encourage employers to keep retirement plans, according to the AICPA.
As retirees face the developmental tasks of generativity versus selfabsorption and integrity versus despair, they encounter the challenge of maintaining vital involvement during retirement (Erikson, Erikson, & Kivnick, 1986).
In his new role, Solash is based in Woodland Hills, California, where the Individual Retirement business is headquartered.
The COA insisted that the fact that retirees would be entitled to the regular benefits under GSIS laws, on top of what they would receive under Erip IV, clearly constitutes supplementary retirement benefits, which is a form of double compensation.
Because they’re closer to retirement than the younger generations, they may have a better sense of what their retirement expenses will be.”
"As each year passes, people's fears about our current retirement system come more sharply into focus."
The average age at which workers expect to retire in the survey's original nine countries has declined slightly from 65.7 years to 65.0 years since 2012, and is correlated with public policy relating to the age at which government retirement benefits are available.
Earlier studies found a drop in health after retirement, but those studies failed to account for endogeneity--that is, for a variable in a model being at least partly a function of other variables in the model.
This question is difficult because the answer depends on your income and assets, your goals for retirement, and many other factors Ideally, you should begin saving for retirement in your 20s.
* About one-half of boomers with retirement savings have $250,000 or more saved for retirement.