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The object is to save enough so you can one day kiss your job goodbye… unless of course you enjoy the daily grind.
Securing retirement

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 Ruin your retirement
Retiring is not mandatory. You can stay shackled to a job until your last gasp if you follow these steps.
 Downsize your life
At best, downsizing is sometimes undesirable; at worst, it suggests failure. But it can be a smart move.
 Retirement income options
Saving for retirement is easy compared to what comes next: converting your savings to an income that lasts for your lifetime.
 Protect your surviving spouse
Think ahead to provide your spouse with a manageable income in case you're first to shed your mortal coil.
 Retirement savings for millennials
Young people don't tend to think about saving for retirement when they're juggling debts. But save they must, say experts.
 IRA rollover not a slam-dunk move
Moving your 401(k) assets to an IRA rollover is usually, but not always, the best move.
 Managing health care costs
You need to save a bundle of money not just for retirement, but for your share of health care costs.
 10 ways to spot 401(k) abuse
Last year the government investigated more than 1300 cases of 401(k) mismanagement or malfeasance. Here's what you can do.
 Cat food or caviar?
Readers share stories about how they prepared for retirement -- or how they did not.
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