Jan 22, 8:27 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Rita Williams 01/22/19 AT 8:13 PM The maximum amount you can contribute to your 401(k) retirement savings plan is climbing by $500 in 2019. If you're younger than 50, the maximum is now $19,000 rather than last year's $18,500. If you're 50 or older, it's now $25,000 versus last year's $24,500.What does that mean to you? Frankly, the hike in the amounts themselves aren't too significant. The 401(k) contribution limits have always been generous enough so even assiduous savers don't come within throwing distance of meeting the maximum. If you do max your account out, though, you can save $500 more this year. If you don't come close, it's still good to be reminded of how dynamic retirement vehicles 401(k)s can be. Here are the benefits of 401(k)s as we head into 2019.1. Saving in a 401(k) helps you prepare for a comfortable retirementMany people planning for … [Read more...] about Maximum 401(k) Contributions Climb For 2019. Here’s What That Means For Savers
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Newry bonfire mocks IRA murder of father of William Frazer BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A republican internment bonfire in Newry features materials mocking the IRA murder of the father of victims' campaigner William Frazer. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/newry-bonfire-mocks-ira-murder-of-father-of-william-frazer-37197757.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37197754.ece/601fa/AUTOCROP/h342/frazerbonfire.PNG Email A republican internment bonfire in Newry features materials mocking the IRA murder of the father of victims' campaigner William Frazer. Mr Frazer's father Bertie was part-time UDR man and council worker who was murdered by the IRA on August 30 1975. The Frazer family lost a number of members to IRA violence during the Troubles. Mr Frazer has spent much of his career campaigning for the rights of the victims of Troubles violence. He said that he was dedicated to confronting bigotry and the glorification of murder and would not … [Read more...] about Newry bonfire mocks IRA murder of father of William Frazer
Jul 26, 12:09 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Matthew Frankel 07/26/18 AT 11:35 AM The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was the most significant change to the tax code in the United States in three decades, but it looks as if Congress isn't done yet. The House Ways and Means Committee recently released a framework for the so-called "Tax Reform 2.0."This article originally appeared in the Motley Fool.While the two-page framework is light on details, it does give us a good idea of what changes could potentially be implemented if the second round of tax reform is successful. Instead of a single tax reform bill, Tax Reform 2.0 will be a series of three bills, each with its specific focus. Here's what we know so far about each one.The Tax Cuts That Passed Last Year Could Become PermanentWhile the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made several big changes for individuals, such as lower marginal tax rates and an … [Read more...] about Tax Reform 2.0: Here’s What We Know So Far
A Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) Primer: The state of the regions by stats IF FEDERALISM is the answer, what is the question? If federalism is the solution, what is the problem? Indeed, where are the people in the debate and what motives or reasons drive the pitch to shift? And what good, bad, and ugly tidings does federalism signal? For the last two years, President Rodrigo R. Duterte and his political allies have mounted a fevered sales pitch to amend the 1987 Constitution and shift to a federal system of government. But until last week, they did so absent a single consensus draft on how exactly they want to revise which Charter provisions for what reasons, and for how long and how much. The system, they say, has neglected the poor regions and needs fixing. But the irony is they ask people to buy into federalism by dangling more of the same fix-it treats of old-style politics -- more money for the regions and more power or extended … [Read more...] about Unpacking the federalism gambit: What’s in it for citizens?
Nelson McCausland: DUP leader Foster was magnanimous in going to Clones, only for it to be hurled back in unionists' faces BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Last Sunday, Fermanagh faced Donegal in the Ulster GAA final at Clones. Most unionists have little interest in the GAA, mainly because of the political stance of the organisation. However, it plays an important role in nationalist communities, especially in rural areas, and is held in high regard by nationalists. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/columnists/nelson-mccausland/nelson-mccausland-dup-leader-foster-was-magnanimous-in-going-to-clones-only-for-it-to-be-hurled-back-in-unionists-faces-37057540.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/article37057539.ece/fe321/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-06-28_opi_42083460_I1.JPG Email Last Sunday, Fermanagh faced Donegal in the Ulster GAA final at Clones. Most unionists have little interest in the GAA, mainly because of the political stance of the organisation. However, it plays an … [Read more...] about Nelson McCausland: DUP leader Foster was magnanimous in going to Clones, only for it to be hurled back in unionists’ faces