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Panthers to retire No. 37 in honor of former owner H. Wayne Huizenga

“The Florida Panthers will add another number to the rafters next month when the franchise retires No. 37 in honor of founder and former owner H. Wayne Huizenga” writes Matthew Defranks for sun-sentinel.com. In 2010, Florida retired No. 93 to honor former Panthers president, current special advisor to the general manager, and Hall of Famer Bill Torrey. Source: sun-sentinel.com Share This:

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Macy’s executive chairman Lundgren to retire

“M, +2.06% said late Friday Executive Chairman Terry Lundgren will retire from the board of directors effective Jan. 31” writes Claudia Assis for marketwatch.com. After Lundgren’s retirement, the Macy’s board will have 10 directors, the company said. Shares of Macy’s were flat in late trading after ending the regular session up 2.1%. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Why early retirees should prepare for austerity

“But for a handful of resourceful folks, an early retirement is a viable possibility” writes unknown author for marketwatch.com. Before you commit to four or more decades living under budgetary austerity, run a reality check.Such forces can conspire to foil a well-laid retirement plan; for example, health care costs in your 50s and early 60s (before Medicare kicks in) might continue to outpace inflation. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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9 destinations in Europe where retirees are happy and housing is affordable

“Live and Invest Overseas, a resource for people who want to live, retire, and invest overseas, put together a list of the best retirement destinations in Europe for American retirees” reports businessinsider.nl. Portugal’s Algarve region is the best place in Europe to retire to today, according to Live and Invest Overseas.Luckily, it’s not as overwhelming as it might seem to figure out the best places to retire in a foreign country. Source: businessinsider.nl Share This:

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Conyers to retire after sex harassment accusations

“WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – U.S. congressman John Conyers, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, will announce on Tuesday he does not plan to run for re-election, U.S. media said following accusations of sexual harassment against the Michigan Democrat” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. He is going to retire,” Conyers’ great-nephew Ian, a Michigan state senator, told the Times, adding that he planned to run for the seat in Congress himself. Source: aol.com Share This:

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Piper Jaffray’s Andrew Duff to retire from CEO role he’s held for 17 years

“PJC, +1.83% said Tuesday Chairman and Chief Executive Andrew Duff will retire from his CEO role, a position he’s held since 2000” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. The company also named current Chief Financial Officer Deb Schoneman as president, effective Jan. 1.The investment bank and asset management company said it named Chad Abraham as CEO, effective Jan. 1.Abraham is currently the global co-head of investment banking and capital markets. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Judge who lent law clerk her robes has Alzheimer’s, ordered to retire

“She then gave her robes to Rhonda Crawford, a law clerk running for judge, and let her hear several cases” writes Sam Charles for suntimes.com. In November 2016, Turner, a judge since 2002, admitted under oath that she had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the commission.A Cook County judge was forced into retirement Friday, a year after she let a law clerk put on her judicial robes and preside over several traffic cases at the Markham courthouse.Crawford ran for judge in the first judicial subcircuit, but she was…

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4 affordable retirement spots with world-class healthcare

“Health care is one of the biggest considerations for any retiree planning to settle abroad, and could be a deciding factor when choosing which country to move to” writes Nick Wharton for businessinsider.com. Many countries that are affordable to live in have health care on par with the U.S., so not only will your medical bills go down, but so will your cost of living.Since Medicare does not cover health care costs for U.S. citizens living overseas, it’s important to have a plan in place for how you’re going to…

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Manchester City youngster Bytyqi retires with heart condition

“Manchester City prospect Sinan Bytyqi has been forced to retire with a heart condition at the age of 22” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. “For me, the best job in the world is getting paid to play football and the second best is getting paid to watch it.He then made the decision to retire from the game, before City offered him the opportunity to become a loan scout. Bytyqi had been called into the Kosovo squad for World Cup qualifying prior to his retirement, but never made his international debut. Source:…

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These 6 tips can lead to a smooth handoff of your advisory business when you retire

“Read: Why financial advisers need to think about succession Here are six tips to guide you through the transition of ownership of your business” writes Stephen Brubaker for marketwatch.com. Some financial advisers still run a very formal shop with pressed white shirts and systemized client communication techniques.Read: How advisers can hire — and keep — young employees Many new business owners overlook these extra responsibilities, which can be overwhelming at first.The average age of financial advisers in the U.S. has climbed north of 50, and more than 40 percent of…

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