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AMAC Health Care Symposium attracts high-caliber speakers

Planning for the June 9-10 AMAC Foundation Health Care Symposium in Washington has taken a major leap forward with the enlisting of support from some of the most prominent voices in the national health care debate.  Representatives of  leading advocacy…

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The Richer You Are the Older You’ll Get  — Wall St. Journal

Money may not buy love, but it appears to buy years. Economist Barry Bosworth at the Brookings Institution crunched the numbers and found that the richer you are, the longer you’ll live. And it’s a gap that is widening, particularly among women. This data is…

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An Analysis of the President’s 2015 Budget

This report by CBO presents an analysis of the proposals in the President’s budget request for fiscal year 2015, as submitted to the Congress on March 4, 2014. The analysis is based on CBO’s economic projections and estimating models (rather…

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Medicare release and DATA Act signal major events in the age of data transparency

On April 10, 2014 I talked about a data revolution at a World Bank event in Washington, D.C. and listened to the thoughts of others about the subject. In his remarks, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group, emphasized…

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Social Security Chief: Women Live Longer, So They Should Save Early  — NPR

The Social Security Administration distributes retirement benefits to nearly 60 million Americans. And of those beneficiaries, nearly 60 percent are women. The SSA is led by a woman, too. Carolyn Colvin was once retired herself, collecting benefits from the agency she…

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“What’s an appropriate investment mix for a retirement portfolio?”

Full question: I have heard that a proper retirement portfolio includes benefits from pensions, savings and investments, and Social Security benefits. How can I find out what I need in each of these areas in order to be prepared for my…

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