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Personal finance: Make sure your timing is right when filing for Social Security

Personal finance: Make sure your timing is right when filing for Social Security

Question:  My wife and I recently turned and are starting to think about retiring.  Some of my friends have taken Social Security early at age 62, but I heard the longer you wait, the higher your benefits will be in the future.  I worked full time and made a decent living.  My wife only work…

October 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Your Finances: Yes, Social Security benefits can be subject to taxation

Q: I am 68 years old and just recently retired from my company after 33 years. My wife and I applied for Social Security benefits. I was shocked to find out that my Social Security may be taxable. Is that true? Can my Social Security benefits be taxed for income tax purposes? John — Billings

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Retired teachers looking forward to new beginnings

Retired teachers looking forward to new beginnings

The West High bells rang one last time Friday for John Miller, as his teaching career came to an end 32 years after it began in much the same way.

June 06, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Your investments: Changing jobs? Be sure to check your options for your 401(k)

Your investments: Changing jobs? Be sure to check your options for your 401(k)

Whether you’re changing jobs, following your entrepreneurial dreams or finally taking that well-earned retirement, if you have an employer-sponsored 401(k) account, you’re going to be faced with the decision of what to do with it.

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'I love the tie to the people': MSUB Chancellor Rolf Groseth signs off

'I love the tie to the people': MSUB Chancellor Rolf Groseth signs off

Rolf Groseth will retire on Saturday after three years as Montana State University Billings' chancellor and 37 years working in the Montana University System.

May 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Robert J. Samuelson: America's future hinges on fearsome mega-trends

WASHINGTON — Just why is American politics so dysfunctional?

March 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming Business Council CEO leaving

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The chief executive officer of the Wyoming Business Council is leaving at the end of March after 10 years on the job.

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40 Under Forty: Gabe Lapito, owner, financial adviser, Strategic Retirement Plans

40 Under Forty: Gabe Lapito, owner, financial adviser, Strategic Retirement Plans

Some recent and near retirees have managed to squirrel away a nice nest egg and are planning to spend their golden years taking long walks on warm beaches. But, according to AARP, around 20 percent of boomers have almost no retirement savings.

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Guest opinion: MyRA will provide more secure retirement for many Americans

When it comes to retirement, you would think that the vast majority of working Americans would be putting some money away for their future. But the truth is, many are not. For millions of working men and women, it is not easy to save for the long haul. Many employers do not offer a retiremen…

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Efforts to fill high-profile MSUB positions gaining momentum

Efforts to fill high-profile MSUB positions gaining momentum

Montana State University Billings officials have ramped up efforts to fill several high-profile positions at the university.

January 23, 2014 2:30 am Photos

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MetraPark says goodbye to marketing director; begins new direction

MetraPark says goodbye to marketing director; begins new direction

MetraPark’s retired marketing and sales director, Sandra Hawke, greeted friends, colleagues and well-wishers during an informal open house on Thursday afternoon to celebrate her 25 years of service.

January 16, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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'Well-connected, well-respected' Hawke to retire after 25 years with MetraPark

'Well-connected, well-respected' Hawke to retire after 25 years with MetraPark

In mid-November, Sandra Hawke did something she hadn't done in a quarter-century as MetraPark's marketing and sales director: she attended a show as a spectator.

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Guest opinion: State must honor promise to retired teachers

Montanans value their quality educators. In the midst of the Great Depression, the 1937 Legislature created a retirement system, in part, to honor their service. They also sought to provide economic stability to a population of senior Montanans.

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Robert J. Samuelson: Liberals make Grandma their poster child

WASHINGTON — Two analysts at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis have produced an important study that should (but probably won’t) alter the climate for Washington’s stalemated budget debate. The study demolishes the widespread notion that older Americans need exceptional protection agains…

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Want to retire rich? The slow and steady approach will likely get you there

Go ahead and admit it. Every time the Powerball jackpot climbs into the stratosphere, you find yourself fantasizing about what you’d do with all those millions.

November 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Wyoming government employees may pay more for retirement

CHEYENNE — State government workers may see their retirement contributions take another small jump next year, but they are hoping a pay raise will soften the impact on their paychecks.

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Miller to retire after 14 years leading MSUB Foundation

Miller to retire after 14 years leading MSUB Foundation

As president and CEO of the MSU Billings Foundation, Marilynn Miller has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for the college, nearly tripled the foundation's net assets and helped bring scores of new donors, supporters and partners on board over the last 14 years

October 17, 2013 12:30 am Photos

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Justice of the Peace Larry Herman to retire

Justice of the Peace Larry Herman to retire

Yellowstone County Justice of the Peace Larry Herman will retire at the end of the year after serving 16 years on the bench, leaving one year left in his term.

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