Plan today so you can succeed tomorrow

Your succession plan needs to tie into economic cycles. Assume the economy slowly emerges out of this recession and is relatively robust in seven years. A 55-year old business owner today will be about 62 when we hit the next bull economy.

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Pension reform proposals from Governor Christie and Senator Sweeney

Angela Delli Santi, at Bloomberg, reported that a proposed bill of Senate President Stephen Sweeney requires increased pension contributions from government workers but leaves retirees out of the mix. Sweeney’s proposal links pension contributions to the financial solvency of retirement funds. It also halts automatic cost-of-living increases but allows for the 9 percent benefit increase. [...]

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All pensions are NOT the same.

The national pension and the occupational pension together account for between 60 and 80 percent of a retired person’s income.

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CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SECURES FEDERAL FUNDING TO HELP PEOPLE WITH DISABLIBILITIES MOVE FROM INSTITUTIONS TO INDEPENDENCE

arly $1 Million in Funds to Provide Disabled with Rental Assistance and Supportive Services

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Colorado Department of Human Services

The State Unit on Aging is dedicated to keeping seniors independent in their homes through the delivery of services funded by the Older Americans Act and Older Coloradans Act programs. The State Unit on Aging works closely with 16 Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) to create a comprehensive package of community services.

The following services are available through the Older Americans Act and Older Coloradans Act programs:

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Governor Cuomo Announces Medicaid Redesign Web Site to Track Progress and Invite Public Participation

The Medicaid Redesign Team has been tasked by Governor Cuomo to find ways to reduce costs and increase quality and efficiency in the Medicaid program for the upcoming 2011-12 Fiscal Year. As part of its work, the Team is seeking ideas from the public at large, the health care workforce, and experts in health care delivery and insurance, economics, business, consumer rights and other relevant areas.

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Yesterday, we got some good news about the American economy…Really!

That’s why the President worked so hard to extend tax cuts for the middle class and unemployment insurance for folks who are looking for work. These measures will help provide a vital boost to help spur stronger economic growth and job creation by America’s businesses in 2011 and provide some relief for families who are still struggling.

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