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Here’s How Much the Average Working Boomer Has Saved for Retirement

Here’s How Much the Average Working Boomer Has Saved for Retirement

Text size Dreamstime This article originally appeared on MarketWatch. Three news items that say a lot about the retirement crisis facing Americans and what we can do about it—if we want to. The first is a survey of 1,000 working Americans conducted recently showing much, or little, they have saved for retirement. And the picture …

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Why Retiring This Year Could Be a ‘Worst-Case’ Scenario

Why Retiring This Year Could Be a ‘Worst-Case’ Scenario

Text size Lightfieldstudiosprod/Dreamstime This article originally appeared on MarketWatch. This is an urgent update for anyone who has recently retired, or who is hoping to retire shortly, and who was expecting to follow one of those simple, time-tested rules for spending down their money during their golden years. Watch out. And, if possible, err on the side …

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