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 Yea! Son Scott Powell will have a credit in TransFatty Lives, a documentary that will make its world premier at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival (April 15 to 26).

Director Patrick O’Brien is TransFatty, the onetime NYC deejay and Internet meme-making superstar. In 2005, O’Brien began to document his life after being diagnosed with ALS and given only two to five years to live. TransFatty Lives is a brazen and illustrative account of what it’s like to live when you find out you are going to die.

Check out "Everything Will Be Okay - An Epic Documentary about ALS" (https://www.facebook.com/EWBOK.POB) for more info about the movie and the link below for more info about the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. 
The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival will run from April 15 to 26 this year, kicking off with the "Saturday Night Live" doc Live from New York!
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#RetirementWeekly: Are defaults such as #401(k) auto-enrollment good for workers? Q&A w/@Brown_Jeffrey_R http://on.mktw.net/1F0VlRi
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Taming retiree health care costs w/ advice from @davidmblanchett and Sudipto Banerjee of @EBRI http://usat.ly/1BMNIkc  via @usatoday
Good news: Recurring predictable out-of-pocket health-care expenses remain somewhat stable over the course of retirement. The bad news: Non-recurring unpredictable expenses – such as surgery,
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Is your pension plan about to be de-risked?
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Are life expectancy calculators worth using? 
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any retirement calculator "helpful"???
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If you get a chance, USA TODAY's Rodney Brooks (@perfiguy) and I (@rjpiii) will be doing a live Twitter chat about retirement planning on 3/4 from 12-1 pm ET. Do drop in and ask questions, even the tough ones. Use #FundRetirement to find us. Details at link below.
Tweet your questions to our retirement experts @PerFiguy or @rjpiii, using the hashtag #secureretirement.
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The Frugal Female: Protecting your privacy by @thefrugalina for #RetirementWeekly http://on.mktw.net/1AP43T7
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My first-ever podcast: ‘How to tame retiree health care costs.’ Interview w/ Sudipto Banerjee of @ebri#SoundCloud? https://soundcloud.com/usatodaymoney/how-to-tame-retiree-health-care-costs?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=twitter
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Join @perfiguy and me for a Twitter chat about #retirement planning #fundretirement Details @ http://usat.ly/1BulZol via @usatoday
Tweet your questions to our retirement experts @PerFiguy or @rjpiii, using the hashtag #secureretirement.
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There ought to be a (retirement) law.
What are some other laws that could really go a long way toward helping Americans who have designs on retiring someday or who want to maintain a decent standard of living in retirement?
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Will you be in NYC on the evening of 2/18? If so, join us for cocktails & a MarketWatch panel discussion about what investors can do to protect their portfolios given all that's going on in the world today. Panelists include Joshua Brown, author of The Reformed Broker and CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management; Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch columnist & editor of the Hulbert Financial Digest; and me. The event is free, but space is limited & reservations are required. To RSVP, email marketingresources@dowjones.com
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There is a situation where it's better to leave your employer retirement plan money in the plan.

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Which is better: To retire without a mortgage or keep the mortgage and retire with a bigger nest egg? It depends on many variables, but reti

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If you plan to work long past normal retirement age, what can you do to protect your retirement savings against the danger of disability? Th

What retirees really want: Peace of mind Robert Powell
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What do retirees really want? Peace of mind about health, finances and the well-being of our family, according to a recent study.

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Cash balance plans are the fastest-growing part of the defined-benefit pension universe and could become as numerous as 401(k) plans within

“The Retirement Gamble” Facing Us All – The Retirement Gamble - FRONTLINE
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Retirement is big business in America, but is the system costing workers and retirees more than what they're getting in return, asks FRONTLI

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Still going strong and making good money at age 70? Staying on the job even longer could sweeten your Social Security benefit. explains Reti

Pension Crisis Looms Despite Cuts
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Almost every state in the U.S. has made cuts to its public-employee pensions, seeking to dig out from the economic downturn, but so far the

Four simple steps to the complete retirement Robert Powell
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Four simple but essential steps to creating the complete retirement plan include getting the right mix of assets, the right withdrawal strat

Don’t miss these critical retirement deadlines Robert Powell
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Retirement accounts such as IRAs have critical deadlines coming up. Don’t miss them, or the damage may be time-consuming and costly.

Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012: 5 Key 2013 Retirement Planning Points ~ Ed ...
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Ed Slott and Company details 5 key 2013 retirement planning points from Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

5 annuities and retirement trends Robert Powell's Your Portfolio
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Variable annuities, in fact most types of annuities, are among the most vilified and hated products in the financial services industry. But

'Plain English' on 401(k) Fees? More Like Gibberish
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Despite a Labor Department initiative to make 401(k) administrators detail costs, it hasn't gotten much easier for companies and employees t

Retire Here, Not There: California Retire Here, Not There
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Four affordable gems in the often-expensive Golden State. MarketWatch looks at the pros and cons of retiring in San Luis Obispo, San Diego,

What's an 'A' Worth?
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Many parents pay their kids for top grades. Even when it works, it may not be the smartest investment.