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Welcome to Our
Retirement Planning Guide

Your knowledgeable source for retirement planning information

With scientific advancements allowing us to live longer, it's likely your retirement could last as long as 40 years! So you'll need to make every dollar count, and make smart, informed decisions to have the life you really want.

This free retirement planning guide will help you develop reliable sources of retirement income that cover your expenses for a good life, no matter how long you live, and no matter what happens in the economy.

Our rich collection of self-contained articles, many from CBS MoneyWatch, offer smart strategies on money, health and lifestyle, including:

Start by reviewing the overall strategy shown at the right: Four Steps to a Healthy and Prosperous Retirement. Then customize your learning experience by exploring the topics within each of the four categories, or by digging into the general topics below.

Please revisit often, as we constantly update this website with articles on the latest retirement information, research and insights.

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What's New
What's New The most recently published articles on any of our essential retirement planning topics.

Boomers: 5 Steps to Get Your Retirement on Track in 2012

Gen X and Y: 4 Tips to Get Your Retirement on Track

Stock Market Returns Offer Reason for Optimism

Active Managers Fell Behind, Again, Last Year

5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Financial Scams

Brave (and Smart) Workers Increasing 401(k) Savings Despite Recession Concerns

Company 401(k) Plan May Be Your Best Retirement Account

A Great New Tool for Deciding When to Take Social Security

What a Marshmallow Experiment Can Teach You About Retirement

How to Retire With No Retirement Savings: the "Golden Girls" Solution


Special Insights
Special Insights Articles that will help hone your understanding of the critical issues you need to address to successfully plan your rest-of-life.

5 Biggest Retirement Planning Mistakes

Avoid These Three Money Mistakes

Retirement Planning: Who Will Succeed?

How Old Are You Really?

Retirement Planning Showdown: Mr. Spock vs. Homer Simpson

The Secret That Will Help You Afford Retirement

How Watching Too Much TV Can Ruin Your Retirement

Curious Behaviors That Can Ruin Your Retirement, by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

How to Create and Live a Fulfilling Retirement, by Larry Swedroe

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