News and Updates

4th Quarter 2015

Retirement Planning Strategies for the New Year

Start the new year by making the most of extra opportunities to save money, cut your taxes, and reach your financial goals. [...continued]

Tax-Wise Ways to Boost Your 2015 Savings

You have until April 18, 2016, to trim your 2015 taxable income by taking advantage of several tax-advantaged savings opportunities. [...continued]

Around ICMA-RC

Find out about the ICMA-RC Public Employee Memorial Scholarship Fund, America Saves Week, the 2016 retirement plan limits, and a fund lineup update. [...continued]

Market View: One-Year Currency Performance Comparison

Find out how much three major currencies have lost in value against the U.S. dollar through Sept. 30, 2015. [...continued]

Retiree Corner: Health-Care Costs in Retirement

Medicare goes a long way toward covering retiree health-care expenses, but you’ll still face plenty of out-of-pocket costs. It’s important to factor Medicare premiums and other costs into your retirement savings. [...continued]

Tracking Down Lost Money

Want an easy way to find extra cash? See if your state’s unclaimed property fund is holding money with your name on it. [...continued]

Investing Spotlight: Realigning a Portfolio

Over time, market fluctuations and volatility can make gradual changes to a retirement investment portfolio and your risk exposures. Learn how to realign your portfolio to bring the allocation back in line with your risk tolerance and time frame. [...continued]

Ask ICMA-RC: How to Rebalance Your Portfolio

Find out about the steps to take to rebalance your portfolio in Account Access. [...continued]

Preventing Fraud

Learn about the steps ICMA-RC is taking to safeguard your assets. [...continued]

New Rules for Claiming Social Security Benefits

The new budget bill signed into law on Nov. 2, 2015, sharply limits two claiming strategies that allow individuals to boost their household’s potential lifetime Social Security benefits. [...continued]

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