Make sound investing decisions at any age

What makes some people thrifty savers and others shrewd investors?

Experts find it's probably not just personality or intelligence that influences how you handle money and investing. Your age and the economic conditions prevailing during your various life stages shape how you perceive financial matters, and learning about your age bias may help you overcome it.

Hear what experts are finding that may help you make wiser decisions beyond your years. Click the age-group tabs below to see.

Ages 20 to 40

Ages 40 to 60

Ages 60 through retirement



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Can heirs cash an old trust?

Dear Dr. Don, The youngest of 6 children, I am 48 years old. My father joined the Navy at 22. In Italy, he met his bride and my mother, and returned to the U.S. to raise our family. In 1959, he bought a trust certificate... Read more



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