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TribLIVE
Lawsuits blamed on patent officefor the number of applications they review that the quality of patents they giv
Lawsuits blamed on patent office
TribLIVE / Posted 3 hours ago
for the number of applications they review that the quality of patents they give out is in jeopardy, according to the Government Accountability Office. The result is that licenses conferring someone's sole right to an invention are “unclear... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The millennial generation may be better at saving than most of usleast 5 percent of their income. By comparison, about half of adults 30 and old
The millennial generation may be better at saving than most of us
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
least 5 percent of their income. By comparison, about half of adults 30 and older save at the same rate. In 2015, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that about half of households age 55 and older have no retirement savings, such as a... Read more
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The Hill
Why a bill about catfish will show whether Ryan's serious about regulatory reformvery different to oppose the House debating a measure that the Senate passed, o
Why a bill about catfish will show whether Ryan's serious about regulatory reform
The Hill / Posted yesterday
very different to oppose the House debating a measure that the Senate passed, one that would end a program that the Government Accountability Office has cited on 10 occasions for being duplicative and costing the taxpayers money. Crawford is... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Dr. Richard Scottpolicy, and policing and community relations. Prior to being at the Center, Dr
Author's Page for Dr. Richard Scott
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
policy, and policing and community relations. Prior to being at the Center, Dr. Scott served as a Senior Analyst at the Government Accountability Office, concentrating on transportation issues, with a focus on aviation. Dr. Scott has conducted... Read more
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Newsmax
Why Doesn't Your Company Want You to Put More in Your 401(k)?workers, retirement incomes would rise 5 percent overall and 10 percent for the
Why Doesn't Your Company Want You to Put More in Your 401(k)?
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
workers, retirement incomes would rise 5 percent overall and 10 percent for the poorest 25 percent of Americans, the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated in May. If workers were nudged to take full advantage of their employers’ matching... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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The Columbian
Kids leaving home doesn’t mean savings growprojects, or maybe some travel while still relatively young and healthy. Accor
Kids leaving home doesn’t mean savings grow
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
projects, or maybe some travel while still relatively young and healthy. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WMTW Portland / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WLKY Louisville / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WBAL-TV Baltimore
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WBAL-TV Baltimore / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: Vetting the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: Vetting the claims
WPIX 11 New York / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WYFF 4 Greenville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WYFF 4 Greenville / Posted yesterday
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Fact-checking the GOP convention speechesdisks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel
Fact-checking the GOP convention speeches
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can’t even fly in the rain,” Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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CNN
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention speeches: CNN vets the claims
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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My EastText
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
My EastText / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claimsdisks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel
Day 4 of GOP convention: CNN vets the claims
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
disks. Our newest fighter jets can't even fly in the rain," Thiel said. Thiel is likely referring to a report from the Government Accountability Office this year that found the US government was spending close to $60 billion a year on operating... Read more
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Air Force Times
Pentagon announces multibillion dollar Tricare contractsalso protested and won back the contract. A protest of that decision was then
Pentagon announces multibillion dollar Tricare contracts
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
also protested and won back the contract. A protest of that decision was then filed by UnitedHealth that was denied by the Government Accountability Office, after which the company made a case that it should be able to compete for the West region... Read more
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The Hill
Officials close in on new global emissions dealof biodiesel into their supplies in 2017 and 2.1 billion gallons in 2018. GAO
Officials close in on new global emissions deal
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
of biodiesel into their supplies in 2017 and 2.1 billion gallons in 2018. GAO HITS INTERIOR ON METHANE ACCOUNTING: The Government Accountability Office (GAO) wants the Interior Department to do more to measure methane emissions on federal... Read more
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The Hill
GAO says feds should strengthen federal-land methane accountingimprove the way it measures methane emissions from oil and natural gas wells on
GAO says feds should strengthen federal-land methane accounting
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
improve the way it measures methane emissions from oil and natural gas wells on federal land, a watchdog report found. The Government Accountability Office found numerous problems and inconsistencies in the instructions the Bureau of Land... Read more
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The News & Observer
Here’s why your company doesn’t want you putting more in your 401(k)workers, retirement incomes would rise 5 percent overall and 10 percent for the
Here’s why your company doesn’t want you putting more in your 401(k)
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
workers, retirement incomes would rise 5 percent overall and 10 percent for the poorest 25 percent of Americans, the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated in May. If workers were nudged to take full advantage of their employers’ matching... Read more
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Market Watch
New proposal offers debt forgiveness after a stint in public serviceto receive forgiveness under PSLF, but that’s a fraction of the population that
New proposal offers debt forgiveness after a stint in public service
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
to receive forgiveness under PSLF, but that’s a fraction of the population that could be eligible, according to the Government Accountability Office. The GAO estimates that 4 million federal student loan borrowers may be working in jobs that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Fracking America by Walter M Braschhuman occupancy within 220 yards of the center-line of the pipeline,” according
Fracking America by Walter M Brasch
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
human occupancy within 220 yards of the center-line of the pipeline,” according to PHMSA. A one year investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that PHMSA regulates only about 20,000 of 200,000 miles of natural gas... Read more
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Daily Press
Prudence in carrier costs— far more than the $5.8 billion the Navy paid for the USS George H.W. Bush, th
Prudence in carrier costs
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
— far more than the $5.8 billion the Navy paid for the USS George H.W. Bush, the last of the Nimitz-class ships. The Government Accountability Office, the research arm of Congress, has slammed the Navy program, saying it began with "an... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Cognitive FailurePaddle. Not only are almost all federal employees above average, they are near
Cognitive Failure
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Paddle. Not only are almost all federal employees above average, they are nearly all superior workers, according to a June Government Accountability Office review of agencies' personnel-rating results. (Yes, the review included the departments of... Read more
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Market Watch
Feds want student loan companies to work in borrowers’ best interestand were using the government’s standard repayment program had defaulted by Sep
Feds want student loan companies to work in borrowers’ best interest
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
and were using the government’s standard repayment program had defaulted by September 2014, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office. Some of these struggling borrowers may be able to avoid default by taking advantage of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State prepares to launch retirement savings planand $12,000 for near-retirement households, according to the National Institute
State prepares to launch retirement savings plan
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
and $12,000 for near-retirement households, according to the National Institute for Retirement Security. The U.S. Government Accountability Office found in 2015 that 29 percent of Americans, ages 55 and older, haven’t saved anything at... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving moresaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving more
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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CBS News
Could Trump purge government of Obama appointees?the Bush administration, 139 political appointees "burrowed" into their jobs be
Could Trump purge government of Obama appointees?
CBS News / Posted 3 days ago
the Bush administration, 139 political appointees "burrowed" into their jobs between 2005-2009, according to a 2010 Government Accountability Office report, and only seven were found to have done so improperly. The Washington Post reported... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Empty-nesters missing opportunities to save — The Medina County Gazettesaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Empty-nesters missing opportunities to save — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parentssaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parents
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving moresaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving more
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parentssaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parents
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parentssaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always mean savings for parents
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving moresaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving more
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving moresaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving more
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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Island Packet
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving moresaving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave.
Kids leaving home doesn't always lead to parents saving more
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
saving through their 401(k)s, by 0.3 to 0.7 percentage points after kids leave. According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, about 55 percent of households age 55-64 have less than $25,000 in retirement savings,... Read more
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