Grant to Provide Critical Repairs to 12 Homes in Rural Mississippi

LUCEDALE, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A $120,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Community Bank of Mississippi and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will

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Public pension assets plummet in 2018 Q4, experiencing largest quarterly losses in two years

SEATTLE, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today released the 2018 fourth quarter results of its Public Pension Funding Index (PPFI), which consists of the nation's 100 largest public defined benefit pension plans. In 2018 Q4, these plans experienced a $306 billion loss in funding, largely due to a disappointing quarterly investment return of -6.39% in aggregate. This marks the largest quarterly funding decrease since the PPFI began in September 2016. Estimated investment returns for plans in Q4 ranged from a low of -10.27% to a high of -2.18%. As a result, the funding ratio of the Milliman PPFI dropped from 72.9% at the end of September to 67.2% as of December 31.

Full ArticleFri Feb 15, 2019 10:00am ESTMilliman, Inc.

EMASS Senior Softball League Opens Player Registration for 2019 Season

BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Entering its 25th season, the EMASS Senior Softball League is launching its annual recruitment campaign for players age 50 and over. The 400-plus member l

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Seniors: Put money back in your pocket this tax season!

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - As a senior, you may be eligible for a wide range of tax benefits and credits. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has tips to help make sure you get everything you're entitled to this tax season.

Full ArticleThu Feb 14, 2019 5:21pm ESTCanada Revenue Agency

Virgin Voyages Sailings Now Open for Bookings

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin announced today that Virgin Voyages is officially open for bus

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Publix Named One of the Best Companies to Work for, No. 1 among Big Companies

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the 22nd consecutive year, Publix has been named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking No. 12, up from No. 47 last year.

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United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine, a catalyst for improving community conditions, announces retirement after 18 years of service and raising $1.8 billion in community investments

SEATTLE, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine will retire after transitioning his responsibilities to a successor, to be identified by the Board of Directors in an extensive local and nationwide search. The search committee will be chaired by board member and Key Bank Pacific Region Executive and Market President, Carol Nelson.

Full ArticleThu Feb 14, 2019 7:30am ESTUnited Way of King County

Enter to Win a Custom Bike from GEICO and J&P Cycles at the Buffalo Chip

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GEICO and J&P Cycles have teamed up to give away a customized Harley Davidson ‘Street Rod’ and an Indian ‘Scout’ this year during the Buffalo Chip Stu

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Going Broke Remains Top Concern in Retirement: Survey of CPA Financial Planners

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Of all the concerns impacting Americans’ retirement today, running out of money, maintaining their lifestyle and rising healthcare expenses continue to

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West Virginia American Water Receives Rate Order from Public Service Commission

CHARLESTON, W.Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In an order entered late Friday afternoon, the Public Service Commission of West Virginia approved an agreement reached by the company, PSC sta

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