On Retirement

February 2013


How to Get Rich Slowly

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Warren Buffett is one of the richest people on earth. But even he didn't make his millions overnight. He started his investment firm in 1956 with a little over $10,000, and now, over half a century later, he's worth about $45 billion.

But be honest. Do you really think you're a better investor than ...

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retirement
401(k)s
investing

When to Use Laddered Bonds

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“Laddered bonds” is a portfolio strategy involving the purchase of a number of bonds with increasingly longer maturity dates. These portfolios are typically used by investors who have $1 million or more allocated to the fixed-income portion of their portfolio, if you are purchasing municipal bonds.

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retirement
bonds
index funds

Avoid These Retirement Miscalculations

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Effective retirement planning starts with making the right assumptions. If we hope to be on the mark when we retire, we need to make accurate estimations about important retirement variables, including how long we will live and how much we need to save. Once we have these figured out, we can take ...

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retirement
longevity