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NCR to offer lump-sum distribution to U.S. retirees


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About 20,000 former U.S. employees of NCR will be offered lump-sum distributions as a part of the company's pension derisking strategy. Read More

Senate Republicans introduce EPA "secret science" bill


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Eight Senate Republicans have introduced a bill to block the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing or finalizing regulations if its data are not reproducible. "If the American people are goin… Read More

IRS phone forum to explain retirement guidance for same-sex marriages



The IRS will discuss in an upcoming phone forum its guidance for retirement plans for same-gender marriages that was issued following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor. The… Read More