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6 Ways to Simplify Your Retirement Portfolio Plan

I often speak to groups of retired or soon-to-retire people, and it's clear that investing is a passion for many of them. They've been studying investing and the markets for many years, homed in on a philosophy that makes sense to them, and finally have time to give their portfolios their full attention. The trouble is, ...

3 Stocks to Help You Build Retirement Wealth

Whether it's several years -- or decades – from now, your retirement date can seem like an eternity away. Wherever you land on that spectrum, though, you're likely questioning if you'll end up with enough savings to meet your financial goals. Stocks make a great choice as retirement investments because, while their prices can swing wildly ...

3 Serious Problems With the 4% Retirement Rule

In the early 1990s, William Bengen, having just sold off his family's soda bottling business, moved to southern California to open a financial planning service. With a degree from MIT and a background in aeronautics and astronautics, he was a fool for numbers. So when his clients started asking how much of their nest egg ...

5 Crucial Retirement Years for Your Money

Picture your first years in retirement and a lot of happy images probably come to mind: fun times with the grandkids, long-postponed travel and days free of deadlines and schedules. Sure enough, a recent survey found that roughly 90% of current retirees say they are enjoying life, and more than 80% say they have a strong sense of ...