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65 is the new 35

Jul 6, 2007
The traditional model for retirement is changing, and a lot of baby boomers find themselves continuing to work into their later years. Tess Vigeland talks about the "young old" with author Marc Freedman.
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The best default for your retirement

Jun 22, 2007
The Pension Protection Act passed by Congress last year allows companies to automatically enroll their employees into a 401k. But regulators still have to decide what plans work best. Tess Vigeland talks to Charles Ruffle of PlanSponsor.com.
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Mailbag for Friday, June 15, 2007

Jun 15, 2007
This week, we get advice from Chris Farrell on saving for graduate school, starting a retirement account and rolling over a 403b.
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Another Case for Index Funds

Apr 3, 2007
On Sunday, I cleaned my office and I came upon an interview with Robert Wilson by Brett Fromson of the Street.com. (It's several years old.) Robert...
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Take Social Security at 62?

Mar 30, 2007
I'm a Henry "Bud" Hebeler fan. A former top executive at Boeing, he offers up financially conservative thoughts on planning for and living in...
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Save for Retirement or Pay Down Mortgage Fast

Mar 30, 2007
It's a question we get all the time on Marketplace Money: Should I save for my retirement or accelerate payments on my mortgage? The way the...
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Are We Saving Enough for Retirement?

Mar 27, 2007
Thanks to aging boomers, the word retirement seems synonymous with disaster. Almost every week some survey or another crosses my desk (usually paid...
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Watch Out for High Fees

Mar 21, 2007
At the American Economics Association's annual meeting in January of this year, one of the sessions I attended was Hedge Funds: Performance and...
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Straight Story: Retirement hype

Feb 2, 2007
Are you saving too much or too little for your golden years? Economics editor Chris Farrell does the math.
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Straight Story: Baby boomers, be gone?

Jan 19, 2007
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. Are baby boomers destroying our nation's financial future? Chris shakes his head.
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