Retirement Benefits

    • Illinois Pension Reform Found Unconstitutional

      There appears to be good news for state employees. On Friday, November 21, 2014, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Belz found that “without question” the pension reform law is unconstitutional since the Illinois Constitution contains a provision that a public worker pension cannot be “diminished or impaired”.

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    • Save for Retirement

      November is a delightful month when we begin the holiday season that everyone is aware of (ie: Thanksgiving, Chanukah and Christmas). In October, however, we celebrated many holidays and events, some of which not everyone is aware of, such as Columbus Day, Halloween, Bosses Day, Sweetest Day, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oktoberfest National ...

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  • Divorce After 50 - Older Couples Face Unique Issues

    … is retired, dividing up the retirement assets can be complex. Typically they will need to have a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO), which is a separate court order that covers the division of retirement benefits. Mr. Stewart also points out that other decisions must often be made, including: • Can one spouse receive survivor benefits…

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