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2010 Retirement Guide
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Retirement Guide tools and resources

Whether you're just starting out, midway through your career or approaching retirement, these tools and work sheets will help you plan for a prosperous and secure retirement.

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Work sheets:

  • Retirement planning checklist
    Whether you're planning to retire in one year or 30, review Bankrate's retirement planning checklist to see if you're on track.
  • Creating a retirement budget
    Balance your income with your monthly expenses so you don't get in financial trouble during retirement.
  • Daily expense tracker
    Staying on a budget involves tracking your expenses. This handy daily expense tracker can help.
  • Protect your pension
    Know your rights as a 401(k) plan participant if you suspect foul play with your retirement plan.
  • Dealing with debt
    Debt is particularly burdensome during retirement. Get a handle on what you owe and put together a plan of attack.
  • Protect yourself from scams
    No one is immune from scam artists, but older people are particularly vulnerable. Read this checklist to protect yourself or a loved one.

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