Here’s the Heads Up

Here’s the Heads Up

In the late 90s and early 2000s, employers began to phase out their old retirement systems after more retirees were pulling from the system than there were employees contributing to it. The State of Michigan has had three different retirement systems for school employees over the years: The original system was a true, defined-benefit compensation program that retirees drew from after they turned 65. However, due to cost concerns,…

In Sickness and In Health

There were a lot of votes on Thursday in both Lansing and Washington, D.C. Locally in Lansing, the Michigan Senate wrapped up work on a budget blueprint for for fiscal year 2018. At the same time, nearly 591 miles away at the U.S. Capitol Building, Congressional lawmakers voted on a controversial health care plan that stands to make America sicker. Talk about Trumpcare THE STORY Yesterday, the U.S. House…

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