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Permanent Fund chief executive resigns

...employees and oversaw the fund's first direct investment in a private venture operation. The fund - the state's oil-wealth savings account - is best known for its yearly dividend payouts to most residents just for living in the state.In 2014, Burns...
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

...anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.This year's share of nearly $1,900 is the...
Director: Bigger dividends likely in 2014

...affect the 2014 dividend.Dividends fell from over $2,000 for each recipient in 2008 to less than $900 in 2012; last year's payment was $900.The money comes from investment profits from the state's oil-wealth savings account.
Permanent fund earns enough for dividend

...speaking after the stock market closed Monday, the day the dollars had to be counted, fund officials said the oil-wealth savings account earned enough to pay a dividend. The amount will not be announced until Sept. 24. Analysts project the checks...
Permafund investments up 10 percent

...Permanent Fund ended fiscal year 2005 with a healthy investment gain, but you won't see the benefits soon. The oil-wealth savings account posted a year-end gain June 30 of 10.2 percent. That's less than the 14.2 percent gain for 2004 but...
State briefs

...permanent fund for state government, but some individual lawmakers have proposed tapping earnings from the state's oil wealth savings account to close a nearly $1 billion state budget gap. Under the proposed initiative, it would take a 60 percent vote...
PFD trims Alaska's income gap

...deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue. A family of four will get a payout from the state's oil wealth savings account will mean a cash infusion of about $6,000 this year. Low-income households saw their incomes rise during...
Dividend amount is $1,540

...the stock market. Dividends reached an all-time high in 2000 with payouts of $1,963.86. That year the oil-wealth savings account's total market value was $26.5 billion. This year the fund is valued at $23.5 billion. The fund was...
Hammond: Focus on the fiscal gap

...was governor when the permanent fund was created, has been an ardent supporter of protecting the state's oil-wealth savings account. He said Ulmer's support of an endowment approach to managing the fund would help protect the dividend program...
Many seniors just don't want to leave

...Taylor said. The dividend gives Alaskans yearly checks - this year's was $1,850 - from the state's oil-wealth savings account. And the Longevity Bonus Program sends monthly checks of $100 to $250 to about 20,000 senior Alaskans...


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