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Retirement benefits

Congress blocks lucrative Social Security strategy

WASHINGTON — Married couples have no shortage of options for deciding when to collect Social Security benefits.But the budget deal that President Obama signed into law Monday gets rid of one of the key strategies that has increased lifetime Social Security benefits by...

Date: 11/04/2015 | Business Wire

Two teachers file class-action pension lawsuit

SEATTLE — Two teachers in the Snoqualmie Valley School District have filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the state pension system.

Date: 06/02/2015 | Northwest

Tips on how to be engaged, productive post-retirement

Every day in the United States, thousands of baby boomers are turning 65. No wonder many of us hear about friends and family that are retiring or at least talking about it. I have several friends that took the big step.

Date: 03/31/2015 | Life

Port Angeles man sentenced for collecting dead grandmother’s benefits

TACOMA — A Port Angeles man who forged paperwork to collect nearly $200,000 of his dead grandmother’s federal benefits was sentenced to a year in prison.

Date: 03/28/2015 | Northwest

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