Many people look forward to getting older because of retirement, but before you get to that age, you have to plan.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- He's the person responsible for hiring more than half the staff at MTD.
Someone who's no stranger to politics is Naomi Jakobsson.
ILLINOIS -- The state could force you into a retirement plan and it could mean less money in your paycheck.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- Changes to state pension plans could send some UI professors packing.
ILLINOIS -- If you're not already saving for retirement, some lawmakers want to help you get the ball rolling.
CHAMPAIGN -- A group of seniors enjoyed a special visitor.
CHAMPAIGN -- After 50 years of service, the fire chief is hanging up his gear for the last time.
SPRINGFIELD -- More Americans are delaying retirement or thinking about working a different job after they do retire.
SPRINGFIELD -- As lawmakers inch closer to a pension-reform deal, the reality of changing benefits is sinking in for state workers and teachers.
DECATUR -- School District Superintendent Gloria Davis is leaving her post.
URBANA -- The city council will talk about a possible expansion project at its meeting Monday night.
CHAMPAIGN -- Anyone who visited the public library expecting a quiet place to read got a big surprise.
DANVILLE -- A superintendent refuses to turn his back on the district.
SPRINGFIELD -- Future teachers are trying to stay positive about pensions, after some state leaders say, one day, there might not be any to give out.
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers out show the state's Teachers' Retirement System made almost no money on its investment last year.
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