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Marketplace Money for Friday, September 6, 2013
Sep 6, 2013

Marketplace Money for Friday, September 6, 2013

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We are focusing on the American Dream over the next few weeks. At its core, it symbolizes mobility. Getting a college degree. Securing a good paying job. Buying a home and saving for life after work. This weekend, we look at retirement. How we save. How we live and spend after we retire. And what are your investment options at any age? This week, a guide to your golden years.

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What to do with your mortgage when you retire

Sep 6, 2013
Traditional wisdom says you should pay off your mortgage before you retire, but sometimes that's not the best choice.

Navigating your retirement future

Sep 6, 2013
When we talk about retirement, it's not just how much you save, but how you save it. But the different types of retirement accounts can be confusing to navigate.

Advice and tips on saving for retirement at any age

Sep 6, 2013
Whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40s, of 50-plus, most everyone has to save for retirement. A personal finance expert offers some advice.

How psychology interferes with retirement saving

Sep 6, 2013
Most people know to save for retirement. But what do you do with your money after you retire?

Shared housing: A look at real-life 'Golden Girls'

Sep 6, 2013
"Golden Girls" may have ended, but the housing model in the TV sitcom -- of elderly women living together -- is gaining popularity.

A guide to U.S. retirement accounts

Sep 6, 2013
Understanding and navigating through the different retirement plans out there can be confusing, so here's an explainer of your options.

Mr. Money Mustache: An inspiration for wannabe retirees

Sep 6, 2013
The blog 'Mr. Money Mustache' is about the experience of one man who saved enough to retire at age 30. And he says you can do it, too.

11 personal finance basics brought to you by 'The Golden Girls'

Sep 6, 2013
"The Golden Girls" didn't just make us laugh; they also taught us a lot about personal finance.
The Golden Girls: They provided big laughs -- and personal finance lessons. 
Golden Girls

We are focusing on the American Dream over the next few weeks. At its core, it symbolizes mobility. Getting a college degree. Securing a good paying job. Buying a home and saving for life after work. This weekend, we look at retirement. How we save. How we live and spend after we retire. And what are your investment options at any age? This week, a guide to your golden years.