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  • 10 things to do before you retire

    Just as you would plan for a trip, it’s even more important that you plan for retirement, the longest vacation of your life, with eyes wide open.

    6 min read May 01, 2007
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  • Mapping a retirement plan

    Take the fuss out of retirement planning with these easy-to-follow steps for achieving financial success.

    1 min read Apr 23, 2007
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  • How the young can get rich

    Young folks have a leg up on older generations when it comes to building wealth. But they will likely have to give up something.

    5 min read Jan 31, 2007
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  • The right time to draw Social Security benefits

    The decision about whether to start at age 62 or wait depends on numerous factors, including your health, your financial situation and whether you want to keep working.

    7 min read Sep 20, 2005
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