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We can crow about our state’s generosity

August 31, 2012

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I usually cringe when I see state ranking lists published. In things like income and education, Mississippi is always on the bottom. In things like teen birth rate, we’re always at the top. Rarely do we have anything to crow about, but a recent list caused me to puff up a bit. Mississippians are the […]

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Get retirement plan ready or die early

June 6, 2010

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The idea of retirement, much less a plan to cover it, is a modern one. In most countries, Grandma just moves in with you when she can’t support herself anymore. General Motors started the first private retirement plan in 1950 in the United States. It was a defined benefit plan, also known as a pension. […]

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